A 69-year-old motorcyclist died in a crash on Route 302 in Fryeburg at 6:45 p.m. Friday.

Fryeburg police said Norman Lee of Merritt Island, Florida, was operating a 2017 Harley-Davidson motorcycle west on Route 302, also known as Bridgton Road, when he left the roadway on a curve in the 978 block, tried to correct the motorcycle off the road for about 200 feet but was unable to regain control before striking a utility pole and rock.

Lee was ejected from the motorcycle and died on the scene, police said in a news release.

Lee was traveling in a group of three motorcycles along with his son and grandson.

Police said Lee was not wearing a helmet and they do not believe speed or alcohol were factors in the crash.

 

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