Motorcyclist, 22, Dies in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, Crash
A motorcyclist was struck and killed in Portsmouth on Saturday night.
Portsmouth Police Monday said a preliminary investigation shows that the motorcycle driven by Jack Tizzard, 22, from Kensington crossed the double yellow line while riding on Lang Road near Longmeadow Road around 10:20 p.m.
Tizzard collided with a vehicle driven by a 16-year-old teen girl, and was taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The teen, whose identity was not disclosed, suffered minor injuries and did not seek medical treatment. Police said the girl is cooperating with police and no charges have been filed.
Police are looking for witnesses who saw the crash or either vehicle beforehand. Anyone with information is asked to call the department at 603-610-7601.
This was the second fatal motorcycle crash incident in New Hampshire that took place on Saturday.
Bedford Police said two people were killed on a motorcycle when they struck a car on South River Road near Commerce Park North around 4:30 p.m. The driver of the motorcycle was pronounced dead at the scene while the passenger died at a hospital.
The identities of the drivers were not disclosed.
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