7 dead, 3 injured after truck collides with group of motorcyclists

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RANDOLPH, NH — State police have confirmed that seven people have been killed in an accident on Route 2 in Randolph.

STORY UPDATE, June 22: Truck driver identified in Randolph crash that left 7 motorcyclists dead 

At approximately 6:29 p.m. Friday police were dispatched to a serious crash involving multiple motorcycles and a pickup truck on Route 2 in Randolph.

Several hours after the crash, NH State Police Troop F and the NH State Police Collision, Analysis and Reconstruction Unit and the Coos County Attorney remain at the scene and Route 2 remains closed.

State Police have confirmed that a 2016 Dodge 2500 had been traveling west on Route 2, at the same time a group of motorcycles were traveling east on Route 2.  The Dodge truck collided with several motorcycles.  State Police have confirmed that 7 people were killed as a result of the collision.  Two additional people were transported to the Androscoggin Valley Hospital and one was airlifted to Maine Medical.

Route 2 is closed to all traffic just east of Valley Road and is expected to be closed for several more hours while the Collision, Analysis and Reconstruction Unit documents the scene.

The identities of the deceased are still being confirmed and that information will not be released until next of kin have been notified.

More information will be made available as the investigation progresses.

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