Man killed in Motorcycle crash on Route 181 in Belchertown identified

Hampshire County

BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) – The man who died in a motorcycle crash in Belchertown over the weekend has been identified.

According to Northwestern DA Spokesperson, Mary Carey, 34-year-old Charles Frangakis of Belchertown died Saturday after the crash on Route 181, which is also known as Mill Valley Road.

Original Story: Motorcyclist killed in accident on Mill Valley Road in Belchertown

Carey said Frangakis was passing several cars at a high rate of speed before he crossed over the yellow line and crashed. She said it seems he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed into an oncoming car in the Northbound lane.

Fragakis died before police got to the crash, according to Carey. The driver of the car was not injured.

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