Vermont Man Killed After Crashing Motorcycle Into Utility Pole

A motorcycle crash in Sharon, Vermont left one man dead Thursday evening.

Police say that Jonathan Rikert, 33, of Sharon, Vermont, crashed his 2001 Suzuki Intruder LC into the utility pole on River Road around 10:09 p.m.

Rikert was found dead on the scene when first responders arrived.

Green Mountain Power had to shut off power in the area before the first responders could approach the scene

Police are continuing to investigate the cause of the crash.

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