September 29, 2009 – Francis Pare, 65 years old from Malden, Massachusetts, has died due to serious personal injuries sustained when he lost control of his motorcycle while traveling north on Route 1 in Saugus at around 12:45 p.m. on Saturday. Joanne Vasel, 49 from Revere, was a passenger on the bike and was seriously injured.
According to police, Pare was driving 2000 Harley Davidson and when he lost control the bike left the roadway and eventually collided with a utility pole. Pare was transported by ambulance to Melrose-Wakefield Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead. Vasel was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital.
The accident remains under investigation by the Massachusetts State Police.