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.