On August 13, 2015 at approximately 5:50 p.m. members of the Sault Ste. Marie Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) responded to single motor vehicle collision involving a motorcycle on highway 17 east near the Echo River Bridge.
A westbound motorcycle left the roadway and ended up in the tree-line just east of the Echo River Bridge. The Sault Ste. Marie OPP, the OPP Technical Traffic Collision Investigators (TTCI), Garden River Fire Department and Sault Ste. Marie Emergency Medical Services (EMS) attended the scene.
The driver of the motorcycle, Michael GOLDEN, 39 years of age from Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario was pronounced dead at the scene.
The cause of the collision is still under investigation.