Motorcyclist, 39, killed in crash

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (AP) — Police say a motorcyclist was killed in a single-vehicle crash in western Massachusetts.

The Daily Hampshire Gazette reports it happened at around 6 p.m. Monday in Northampton near the intersection of Elm Street and Paradise Road.

The man, identified by the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office as Christopher M. Leitl, 39, of Florence, was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The road was closed for more than three hours while state police investigated the crash. It reopened around 9:30 p.m.


Information from: Daily Hampshire Gazette (Northampton, Mass.),

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