GORHAM, Maine — A Maine man died Thursday morning after colliding with a truck while riding his motorcycle.
It happened shortly before 8 a.m. on Route 22, in the area of Hodgdon Road, Gorham Police Chief Christopher Sanborn told NEWS CENTER Maine.
Sanborn declined to say whether or not the motorcyclist was wearing a helmet.
Police said a pickup truck was traveling west on Route 22, toward Buxton, when the driver tried to turn left onto Hodgdon Road. That's when the crash happened with the motorcycle, which was traveling east on Route 22, according to officials.
The truck was towing a trailer at the time of the crash, Sanborn said.
Police have not released the names of any of the people involved in the crash. However, they did say the motorcyclist who died was a 47-year-old man from Limerick, and the 39-year-old man who was driving the truck is from Hollis.
Route 22 was closed for about three hours Thursday morning but has since reopened.
The crash remains under investigation, according to police.