Update May 3 at 3:05 p.m.: The motorcyclist has been identified as Lucienne Montgomery, 26, of Nashua, N.H. She was originally identified as being from Clinton, Mass. The article has been updated to correct that.
FLORIDA, Mass. — A 26-year-old woman from Nashua, N.H., was killed Saturday afternoon when she was thrown from her motorcycle on Route 2.
State police from the Cheshire barracks responded to the scene at about 3:45 p.m.
Preliminary investigation indicates the woman was operating a 2009 Harley Davidson XL 883 motorcycle eastbound when, for reasons still under investigation, she lost control after navigating a sharp curve near the 22-mile marker. The motorcycle then struck a guardrail ejecting the operator. The woman was determined deceased at the scene.
The name of the victim will not be released at this time. The crash remains under investigation with assistance from the Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section, and Crime Scene Services Section. Troopers were assisted on scene by the state Department of Transportation
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