Woman Killed After Motorcycle Crashes Into Utility Pole

She was pronounced dead at the scene


Authorities in Maine say a motorcycle rider was killed after she crashed into a pole.

Chief Deputy William Gagne of the Androscoggin County Sheriff's Office says it happened around 7:10 p.m. Sunday in Durham. Police have identified the driver as 52-year-old Beth L. Woodmancy of Brunswick.

Gagne says Woodmancy was traveling north on Route 125 when she failed to negotiate a curve, left the west side of the road and struck a utility pole.

Police say she was not wearing a helmet. She was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police believe speed was a factor in the crash.

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