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Newport man killed in motorcycle crash

NEWPORT — A 64-year-old man from Newport was killed in a motorcycle crash this afternoon in Kirby.

Emergency workers were notified of a two-vehicle crash on US Route 2 near the Kirby, St. Johnsbury town line at around 1:20 p.m.


Police say Larry Bowman was traveling east when he lost control of his motorcycle on a curve in the road and entered the westbound lane.

Bowman then sideswiped Todd Colby, 56, of Lunenburg, striking the trailer he was towing.

Bowman died from his injuries, police say.

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Colby was uninjured in the crash.

State police were assisted by the Essex County Sheriff’s Department, CALEX Rescue, and the Concord Fire Department.

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