Sep 12, 2014 4:08 PM

Massachusetts motorcyclist killed in Cranston

The Associated Press

CRANSTON, R.I. (AP) Cranston police say a Massachusetts man died after he lost control of his motorcycle and crashed on Route 37.

The driver was identified as 19-year-old Ryan Barata of Somerset, Massachusetts.

The crash happened at around 9:40 p.m. Thursday. Barata died at the scene.

Barata was wearing a helmet, but police say they believe speed was a factor.

The accident is still under investigation.


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