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Man killed, child seriously injured in motorcycle collision

A man is dead following a collision between a car and motorcycle on Route 108 in the Eastern Townships.

Police believe the driver of the car may have turned without seeing the motorcycle

One man is dead and a child is seriously injured following a collision in the Eastern Townships. (Peter McCabe/The Canadian Press)

A man is dead following a collision between a car and motorcycle on Route 108 in the Eastern Townships.

A 36-year-old man was riding a motorcycle with a five-year-old child near in Lingwick, Que. when a car collided with the motorcycle on Friday.

The driver of the motorcycle died instantly, and the child was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the car was not injured.

A spokesperson from the Sûreté du Québec said the car might have turned without seeing the motorcycle.

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