Winterport Motorcyclist Killed in Crash

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BELMONT, Maine (WABI) A Winterport man died yesterday when he was thrown from his motorcycle in a crash.

It happened around 3 in the afternoon on the Augusta Road in Belmont near the Fenwick Road intersection.

Authorities say 72-year-old Michael Bennett was struck by a car when the driver failed to yield the right of way.

Police say Bennett tried to avoid the collision, but his motorcycle laid down, and he was ejected.

They say he was not wearing a helmet.

The crash remains under investigation.