The driver of a motorcycle died on the scene of a crash in New Hampshire over the weekend, according to state troopers.
New Hampshire State Troopers responded to the motorcycle crash on Route 16 north in Milton at around 3:20 p.m. Saturday. A preliminary investigation showed that speed was a factor when the motorcycle went off the road and hit a tree, authorities said.
The driver killed has been identified by police as 53-year-old Leigh Nichols of Wakefield.
Witnesses told police that there were no other vehicles involved in the crash.
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The wreck remained under investigation on Monday, and state police have urged anyone with information to reach out to them.