Taunton, Massachusetts: Motorcyclist Dies as a Result of Collision


August 16, 2013 – Michael Zwicker, 45, of Norton, Massachusetts, has died as the result of serious personal injuries sustained when his motorcycle was involved in a collision with an oncoming car. Mark Nadeau, 22, from Taunton, was operating the car westbound on Route 140 in Taunton prior to crashing into the motorcycle. The accident occurred last Sunday night at approximately 7:55 p.m.

Zwicker’s body was found seventy-five feet from the crash site and he was pronounced dead at the scene. Nadeau’s vehicle sustained heavy damage, and he was transported to Morton Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

The Taunton Police Department has stated that the investigation of the accident is ongoing, but the Bristol County District Attorney’s Office has specified that no evidence of alcohol or drug use was found at the time of the accident. Distracted driving and speed are being considered as factors that caused the accident, which will be determined through accident reconstruction.

Soure: Wicked Local

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