WAREHAM — At approximately 12:07 a.m. Wednesday, troopers from the State Police barracks in Bourne responded to a report of a crash involving two motorcycles on Route 495 northbound, prior to Exit 2 in Wareham, which resulted in the death of one of the motorcycle operators.

Preliminary investigation by Trooper Austin Dooley of the Bourne Barracks indicates that two Endure-style motorcycles were traveling on Route 495 northbound when, for reasons still under investigation, they collided.

The operator of one of the motorcycles, 29-year-old Jordan Pina of East Wareham, was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. The operator of the second motorcycle left the scene after a Plymouth Police officer traveling through the area stopped to assist. The second operator, a 47-year-old man from Wareham, was later located and transported to Rhode Island Hospital for treatment of injuries he suffered in the crash..

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Trooper Dooley is being assisted in this investigation by the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section and Plymouth CPAC. Also assisting on scene were members of Plymouth Police, Wareham Police, and Carver EMS.

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