An Alna motorcyclist died after a collision with a pickup truck at the intersection of Route 1 and Route 144 in Wiscasset the evening of Thursday, June 6.
George Christopher, 62, of Alna, was operating a 1999 Harley-Davidson Sportster motorcycle north on Route 1 at about 6:40 p.m., according to a press release from Wiscasset Police Chief Larry Hesseltine. Dylan Young, 48, of Wiscasset, was driving a 2001 Dodge pickup truck, making a left turn onto Route 144, when the motorcycle and truck collided.
Christopher died from his injuries, according to the press release. He was not wearing a helmet.
The accident is under investigation and is being reconstructed by the Maine State Police.
Sgt. Perry Hatch, of the Wiscasset Police Department, was assisted at the scene by the Wiscasset Ambulance Service and Wiscasset Fire Department, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office, the Lincoln County District Attorney’s Office, and the Maine State Police.