Motorcyclist Dies After Collision with Another Vehicle in Dudley

The motorcyclist was a resident of Dudley, as was the driver of the car

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A 60-year-old man was killed after the motorycle he was riding collided with a car pulling out of its driveway on Saturday afternoon in Dudley, Massachusetts.

The accident occurred around 3:25 p.m. when a white Mercedes-Benze SE collided with a black 2005 Harley Davidson motorcycle. Police said their initial investigation showed that the Mercedes was exiting a driveway when it collided with the westbound motorcycle.

Police identified the motoryclist Monday as James Joseph Thompson of Dudley.

The driver of the car, a 17-year-old male suffered minor injuries. His name was not released.

The accident caused the road to be shut down for several hours, reopening again at around 7 p.m.

Dudley police are continuing to investigate the crash. No charges have been filed.

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