A Stratham man was killed following a crash while riding his motorcycle near the Maryland-West Virginia border Wednesday afternoon.

Maryland State Police said that Ronald Roberts, 71, was riding northbound on Route 51 in Allegany County and was involved in a crash around 3 p.m. The circumstances of the crash were not disclosed. The crash remains under investigation.

The Cumberland Times-News reported Roberts was thrown from his motorcycle.

He was flown via a state police helicopter 90 miles to the north to Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center in Johnstown, Pennsylvania. Roberts died just before 11 p.m., according to police.

Contact reporter Dan Alexander at Dan.Alexander@townsquaremedia.com or via Twitter @DanAlexanderNH

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