PORTSMOUTH, N.H. (WHDH) - Police have identified the motorcyclist who died following a crash with a tractor-trailer in Portsmouth, New Hampshire on Tuesday afternoon.
Officers responding to a reported crash at the intersection of Greenland and Griffin roads around 2:15 p.m. learned that a motorcycle had collided with the tractor-trailer, according to Portsmouth police.
The operator of the motorcycle, Todd Young, 31, of Portsmouth, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
A preliminary investigation suggests that criminal charges are not forthcoming, police added.
The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation, but police say speed appears to be a primary contributing factor.
Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to call Officer Peter Connor at (603) 610-7629.
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