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Westerly motorcyclist killed in crash on Post Road

By Alex Nunes

Published September 01. 2012 9:00AM   Updated September 01. 2012 9:10AM

Westerly - A Westerly resident died Friday night after the operator's motorcycle collided with a sport utility vehicle on Post Road, Westerly police said Saturday morning.

The motorcyclist, a 43-year-old, has not yet been identified by police. They said the motorcycle appeared to be traveling north on Post Road before it was involved in the crash, which was reported at 8:26.

The operator was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the second vehicle, a Dodge Durango, was transported to Westerly Hospital where she was treated and released. Police have identified her only as a 28-year-old female.

Post Road was closed until 11:30 p.m. in response to the crash. Police said more details will become available as the investigation continues.

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