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Man killed in motorcycle accident in Montcerf-Lytton

A 37-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle accident in the Outaouais on Monday afternoon.

37-year-old man dies after hitting tree

The Surete du Quebec is investigating the accident. (Rémi Tremblay/Radio-Canada )

A 37-year-old man is dead after a motorcycle accident in the Outaouais on Monday afternoon.

According to the Sûreté du Québec, the man was driving a motorcycle on Chemin du Barrage Mercier, in Montcerf-Lytton when he collided with a tree.

It is not known why he lost control. He was not wearing a helmet. A passenger on the bike was not hurt.

The investigation is ongoing. 

with files from the Canadian Press