On Monday afternoon, a motorcycle accident in Becket, Massachusetts claimed the life of a 59-year-old woman from Switzerland. She was riding a three-wheel motorcycle west on the Massachusetts turnpike when her moved into the breakdown lane and hit the guardrail, skidding almost 200 feet.
The woman was thrown off the bike and pronounced dead at the scene of the motorcycle crash, according to state police. She was traveling with two other motorcycles when the accident occurred around 3:30pm.
Authorities are still investigating the fatal traffic accident.
Source: Woman killed in W. Mass. motorcycle crash, Boston Globe, July 20, 2010
Swiss woman dies in Mass. Pike trike crash, Boston Herald, July 20, 2010
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