Teen Motorcyclist Dies After Striking Utility Pole

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Police say a Vermont motorcyclist is dead after hitting a curb and then striking a utility pole Saturday in the town of Essex.

Essex police say 19-year-old Alan Hogue of Essex drove his motorcycle out of the McDonald's parking lot in town at 9:30 a.m. Saturday and headed west on Pearl Street. Witnesses told police he hit the curb first, then the light pole.

Authorities say he was taken to the University of Vermont Medical Center, where he died of his injuries Saturday night.

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