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Motorcyclist dies after striking moose on Highway 144


An overnight collision on Highway 144 was fatal, the OPP are reporting.

Emergency responders were called to the scene of a collision involving a motorcycle on Highway 144 in the City of Greater Sudbury at 11:50 p.m. June 23. 

The preliminary investigation revealed that the motorcycle had struck a moose and the driver was ejected.

The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced deceased at the scene. She has been identified as Debbie Johnsen, 60, of Chelmsford.

The highway was closed for approximately three hours, while members of the OPP Traffic Incident Management Enforcement Team (T.I.M.E.) attended to process the scene.