Ipswich, MA : 46-year-old man killed in mountain bike crash at Massachusetts state forest on Sunday, 28th February 2021
A 46-year-old Wellesley man was killed Sunday afternoon in a mountain bike crash at a state forest in Ipswich, according to police.
The man was biking at Willowdale State Forest with a friend when he crashed his bike around noon, a Massachusetts State Police spokesperson told MassLive.
“Investigation is ongoing to determine whether he had a medical incident prior to crashing or whether he just lost control of the bike on a trail,” the spokesperson said.
At the time of the crash, the man was wearing proper equipment, according to a statement from the Ipswich Police Department.
The victim’s family has been notified. Authorities did not specify what he crashed into. The collision remains under investigation, police said.
Personnel from the Ipswich Police and Fire Departments as well as state police and Massachusetts Environmental Police were all assisting at the crash scene.