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Motorcyclist killed in Vaughan crash

Last Updated Aug 16, 2018 at 10:29 am EST

Police at the scene after a fatal motorcycle crash near Highway 7 and Vaughan Valley Boulevard on Aug. 15, 2018. CITYNEWS

A 22-year-old motorcyclist from Toronto is dead following a crash in Vaughan.

Emergency crews were called to the area of Highway 7 and Vaughan Valley Boulevard, just east of Highway 27, around 10 p.m. on Wednesday.

Police said the motorcycle crashed into a tractor-trailer.

The motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the truck remained on scene.

Speed is being investigated as a factor in the crash.

Highway 7 was closed in the area for the majority of the night while police investigated. The highway reopened just before 6 a.m.