Motorcyclist hit from behind, thrown from bike

A Massachusetts man was critically injured Thursday night, Aug. 15, 2019, when his motorcycle was struck from behind by another vehicle on Route 101 in Bedford.

BEDFORD — A Massachusetts man critically injured when his motorcycle was rear-ended on Route 101 on Aug. 15 has died from his injuries.

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Family members confirmed that James Raymond, 59, of Lunenburg, Mass., died last week.

According to his obituary, Raymond was a U.S. Army veteran, serving with the military police, and had worked as a corrections officer, auxiliary police officer and EMT. He was also a member of the Blue Knights Motorcycle Club, a club for police officers, and Wild Pigs Motorcycle Club, a group for corrections officers.

Raymond was heading west on Route 101 on the night of Aug. 15 when his 2004 Harley-Davidson motorcycle was struck from behind by a Dodge Dart driven by Andrew Scott Duffy, 22, of Keene, according to police. Raymond was thrown from his motorcycle and critically injured.

A gravesite committal service is set for Sept. 6 at 11 a.m. at the family lot in Greenville, Maine.

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