HOOKSETT, N.H. (WHDH) - A Massachusetts man who was reportedly speeding and weaving in and out of traffic on a motorcycle was killed Thursday when he lost control and crashed on Interstate 93 in Hooksett, New Hampshire, officials said.

New Hampshire state troopers responding to complaints from motorists around 2 p.m. spotted the motorcyclist driving erratically on the southbound side of the highway, police said. When they tried to pull him over, the motorcyclist allegedly refused to stop and fled.

Although troopers called off their pursuit because of safety concerns, the motorcyclist later crashed at the entrance of a rest area in Hookset. He was rushed to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

He was later identified as Wilson Morales, 25, of Lowell.

The rest area was shut down for nearly three hours while crews investigated the crash.

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