Motorcyclist killed in crash on Wapiti River Bridge

GRANDE PRAIRIE, A.B. – One man is dead following a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a pickup truck on Highway 40 south of Grande Prairie.

The crash happened on Friday night at around 10:20 p.m. on the Wapiti River Bridge. The lone rider of the motorcycle succumbs to his injuries at the scene. His name has not been released.

The bridge was closed to traffic in both directions through the overnight hours while the RCMP investigated. No word yet on what caused the incident.