From the OPP
Yesterday around 10:40 p.m., the Thunder Bay OPP, as well as Superior North Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and Gorham Fire Department, responded to a collision involving a motorcycle and truck.
The collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 589 and Kam Current Road in Gorham Township.
The driver of a Dodge truck westbound on Kam Current Road failed to stop at the stop sign and collided with the driver of a Yamaha motorcycle.
As officers were speaking with the driver of the Dodge truck, it was determined that he had been consuming alcohol.
The driver was arrested and taken to the detachment.
Meanwhile, the motorcyclist was transported to hospital by ambulance, where he was pronounced deceased.
The identity of the deceased is being withheld pending notification of next-of-kin.
A 31-year-old Thunder Bay man was arrested and charged with impaired operation of a motor vehicle causing death and failing/refusing to provide a breath sample.
He is being held in custody for a video court appearance.