A 33-year-old man from New Gloucester died in a motorcycle crash Wednesday afternoon in North Yarmouth.

Motorcyclist Trapped Under Vehicle

The Cumberland County Sheriff’s Office said Dustin Pepin was trapped underneath a vehicle after being hit by an oncoming traffic. The accident happened on Gray Road around 3:30 pm Wednesday.

Crashed Passing a Van

Officials said Pepin attempted to go around a van in front of him that was making a right hand turn. He hit the driver’s side of the van and skidded into the other lane and oncoming traffic. He fell off his motorcycle and was hit by a vehicle going the other way, according to WGME News.

Police: Speed and Impaired Driving were not Factors

Pepin was transported to a local hospital where he died from his injuries. He was wearing a helmet. The Sheriff’s Office said that speed and impaired driving were not factors in the crash. The investigation remains open.

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