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October 6, 2013

Salem man dies in motorcycle crash

ATKINSON — A Salem man was killed and his passenger seriously injured when their motorcycle crashed on Main Street last night.

John Shivelhood, 51, died at the scene and Donna McMahon-Marcotte, 57, also of Salem, was taken to Tufts Medical Center with serious injuries, according to New Hampshire State Police.

The crash occurred at 10:15 p.m. yesterday.

Shivelhood was operating a 2013 Harley Davidson FLHTK motorcycle north on Main Street when it left the road and crashed, police said.

Main Street between Maple and Sawyer Avenues was closed for about five hours while police investigated.

The N.H. State Police Traffic Accident Reconstruction Unit, Atkinson police and the Atkinson Fire Department responded.

The crash is under investigation, led by Trooper Matthew Locke. Anyone with information is asked to call him at Troop A at (603) 223-8490.

— Jo-Anne MacKenzie

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