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State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Milford

Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 06022014 – State Police Investigate Fatal Crash in Milford

This afternoon at approximately 3:58 p.m., troopers from the Millbury Barracks responded to reports of a single vehicle, motorcycle crash on Interstate 495 Southbound, prior to Exit 19 (Route 109) in Milford.  Initial reports reported that the operator of a motorcycle, a 2010 Harley Davidson, for reasons still under investigation, had lost control and crashed the motorcycle, coming to rest in the middle travel lane.

The motorcycle operator, a 51-year-old male from Weare, New Hampshire, was transported to Milford Medical Center by the Milford Fire/EMS Departments where he was determined to be deceased as a result of the injuries sustained from the crash.

The left and middle travel lanes were closed for the investigation until approximately 5:30 p.m.  There is currently over a 9-mile backup.

The remaining facts and circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by troopers from the State Police Millbury Barracks.  State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), State Police Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS), Milford Fire/EMS Departments, and the Massachusetts Department of Transportation assisted at the scene.

No further information is currently available.  Updates will be posted as they are available.  Please do not call the barracks directly.

UPDATE 6/3/2014 at 8:00 a.m.:

The deceased is identified as PRESCOTT LANE, 51, of Weare, New Hampshire.   No further information is currently available as it is still under investigation.

Please do not contact the barracks directly.

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