Fire captain killed in motorcycle crash

Massachusetts
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CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) — Maine officials have identified a Raymond fire captain as the man killed in a motorcycle crash in Massachusetts.

Police say a motorcycle 48-year-old David Mains was riding struck the rear of a Mercedes-Benz sedan in Chelmsford Monday afternoon. Mains was transported by helicopter to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Fire officials say his passenger and wife, Jen Mains, was also hospitalized with serious injuries but is expected to recover.

Raymond Fire & Rescue says in a Facebook post that Mains was named firefighter of the year, and he will leave a “large void” in the organization.

The driver of the Mercedes and her passenger were not injured.

The crash is still under investigation.

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