Seven Individuals Perish in New Hampshire Collision Involving Motorcycles and Pickup Truck
RANDOLPH, NH – According to an online news report at upnorthlive.com, several members of a motorcycle club that was made up of former soldiers from the United States Marines, hit into a pickup truck on a rural route late last week. The motorcycle community is reeling that seven people died in the crash.*
According to the New Hampshire State Police, a 2016 Dodge 2500 pickup truck crashed into riders on United States Highway 2 of which is a two lane roadway located in Randolph, New Hampshire. The pickup truck, which was carrying a flatbed trailer, was on fire when emergency personnel arrived at the scene.
Those who witnessed the accident noted a “devastating” scene as they tried to render aid to the bikers who were lying in the roadway. The exact cause of the crash is unknown at this time.
The accident has shocked the New England’s community of biker enthusiasts and veterans, which often overlap. The accident involved members of the Marine JarHeeads MC, which is a biker club in New England that includes veteran Marine soldiers and their spouses.
"When something like this happens, we all feel it," said an individual who organizes a motorcycle charity event in New England and is a friend of some of the crash victims. "There is no tighter community than our biker community."
The National Transportation Safety Board is going to be sending a group of investigators to determine the exact cause of the accident.
Per a captain with the New Hampshire State Police, "I[i['s tragic. "It's tragic for those involved, tragic for the families, so we're doing our job, we're doing our work and our thoughts are with the people who were adversely affected by this."
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