MA man dead after motorcycle crash in Tiverton

TIVERTON, RI – Police say a Massachusetts man died in a motorcycle crash in Tiverton over the weekend.

Police said the crash happened Sunday around 5 p.m. on northbound Route 24.

When first responders arrived, they found Michael Lees, 27, of Westport, Massachusetts, with serious injuries. Police said Lees was rushed to St. Anne’s Hospital in Fall River, Massachusetts, before being transferred to Rhode Island Hospital in Providence. Lees succumbed to his injuries at Rhode Island Hospital, police said.


Before Lees crashed, he was driving in the low-speed lane near Exit 4. Police said he lost control and suddenly left the lane before crashing.

Police say the cause of the accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to email Sgt. Stephen Parrillo at [email protected] or Officer Nicole Beauvais at [email protected].

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