Cornwall man dies in crash near St-Albert

ST-ALBERT, Ont. – A Cornwall man has been identified as the victim in a crash between a motorcycle and a car near St-Albert Sunday afternoon.

Russell County O.P.P. say a motorcyclist died after colliding with a car on the Lafleche Sideroad in The Nation Township, west of the village, around 2 p.m.

Prescott-Russell paramedics performed first aid to the rider. He was later pronounced dead at the scene.

Police have identified him as 73-year-old Jean-Paul Bouffard of Cornwall.

A section of Route 900 W was closed between Rock Hill Road and County Road 12 for an investigation but has since reopen.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.