High winds push motorcyclist off the road in fatal crash
BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Officials say high winds pushed a motorcyclist off a Maine highway, killing him.
The Bangor Daily News reports Harry Moore’s motorcycle left the road, struck a ditch and went airborne on Toddy Point Road in Bangor on June 23.
Maine State Police Trooper Dana Austin says the 47-year-old was conscious when authorities arrived on the scene.
The Ellsworth resident was taken to Northern Light Eastern Maine Medical Center to receive treatment but was later pronounced dead.
A spokesman for the Maine Department of Public Safety Stephen McCausland says this was Maine’s 11th fatal motorcycle crash to date this year.
The state had 22 motorcycle deaths in 2018.
Information from: Bangor Daily News, http://www.bangordailynews.com