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Vermont man dies after motorcycle crash in Wells River

June 25, 2021 GMT

WELLS RIVER, Vt. (AP) — A 31-year-old man died Friday after he was thrown from his motorcycle into oncoming traffic in Wells River, state police said.

Police received a report of a multi-vehicle crash just after 11 a.m.

The investigation found that the operator of the motorcycle, Ryan Melton, of Wells River, crashed into the back of a stopped vehicle. He was then thrown into oncoming traffic. where he collided with a truck and trailer.

Melton was taken to Cottage Hospital, in Woodsville, New Hampshire, where he was pronounced dead.

The investigation into the cause of the crash is continuing.