One dead following crash in Belchertown

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BELCHERTOWN, Mass. (WWLP) — One person has died after a crash on Route 9 in Belchertown Saturday.

According to Massachusetts State Police, the crash happened just after 2 p.m. on Saturday near the intersection of Ware Road and Enoch Sanford Road. The accident involved an SUV and a motorcycle with two riders.

The motorcycle was a 2018 Harley Davidson, driven by 46-year-old Niles Robbins of Wales. Robbins was brought to Mary Lane Hospital where he later died. A 52-year-old woman from Charlton was a passenger on the motorcycle, she was taken to UMass Medical Center in Worcester via Life-Flight with serious injuries.

Belchertown Police and the Belchertown Fire Department assisted the Massachusetts State Police. Route 9 at Swift River was closed but has since reopened.

Troop C of the Massachusetts State Police, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section.

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