Police investigating deadly motorcycle crash in Rumford
RUMFORD (WGME) -- Police are investigating a deadly single-vehicle motorcycle crash in Rumford.
Officials have identified the rider as 57-year-old Paul Pelletier of Rumford.
The crash happened on South Rumford Road, and was called in around 7:50 p.m.
Police say they don’t know what caused the crash, but it appears Pelletier went off the soft shoulder on his side of the road.
Officials say it’s a straight stretch of road, but animals frequent the area and it's not well lit.
Police say speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors.