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Canadian man killed in Cozumel motorcycle crash

Cozumel, Q.R. — A Canadian tourist was killed Thursday in an afternoon motorcycle accident on a Cozumel highway. According to preliminary information, the man was returning from a beach on the eastern coast of the island around 5:00 p.m.

Highway motorists who saw the accident reported that he began zigzagging before losing control. He lost his balance and hit the concrete center median at a high rate of speed.

Police have not confirmed if the bike he was driving at the time was a rental or a private motorcycle. The deceased has been identified as 54-year-old Canadian Daniel “H”, an island tourist.

The accident happened at kilometer 4.5 of the highway. His deceased body was found partly on the median and partly on the highway. A blunt hit to the front of his head is believed to have caused his death. It is not known if he was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.