Motorcyclist dead after crash with dump truck in York Region

York Regional Police say a male motorcyclist has died after a collision with a dump truck in Schomberg Wednesday evening.

Police said the crash happened on Highway 27, north of 17th Sideroad, at around 6:50 p.m.

A police spokesperson told Global News the victim, a man believed to be in his 50s, died at the scene.

Investigators from the major collision bureau were called in to look into the circumstances leading up to the collision.

Officers shut down part of Highway 27 for the investigation.

York Regional Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed or have dashcam footage of the crash to contact the Major Collision Investigation Unit at 1-866-876-5423, ext. 7704, or to call Crime Stoppers anonymously at 1-800-222-TIPS, or leave an anonymous tip online at

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