Motorcycle Driver Dies In Collision With Semi-Truck On Route 24

BOSTON (WBZ NewsRadio) — Massachusetts State Police are investigating a fatal crash involving a motorcycle and a semi-truck on Route 24 Friday afternoon.

Troopers were called to the scene of the crash, which happened around 3:30 p.m. on the southbound side of Route 24, at the Exit 13A off-ramp in Raynham.

A preliminary investigation by MSP indicated the motorcycle was merging from Route 44 onto Route 24, when it struck the rear passenger-side tire of a 2016 International Truck, which was heading southbound on Route 24.

The driver of the motorcycle, a 53-year-old man from Wilton, Conn., suffered serious injuries in the crash. Life-saving efforts were performed, however, he succumbed to his injuries at the scene of the crash, according to a statement from MSP.

The operator of the truck, a 32-year-old man from Baltimore, Md. was not injured.

MSP did not release the name of the victim, and said the investigation into the crash is ongoing.

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