BLANDFORD — Massachusetts State Police on Tuesday released the identities of two people killed Thursday night in a motorcycle accident on Route 23.
The deceased were identified as Marc Busby, 28, and Alicia M Bazanchuk, 34, of Westfield according to police.
They were killed Thursday evening in an accident on Route 23, also known as Otis Stage Road, at about 7:30 p.m. Police said the crash scene was near 215 Otis Stage Road.
Both were riding on a Harley Davidson motorcycle operated by Busby, according to police. No other vehicles were involved.
Police were releasing no information about how the accident occurred. It remains under investigation by the state police barracks in Russell, the Collision Analysis Reconstruction section, Crime Scene Services, and the state police Detective Unit.
Busby is survived by his parents Joseph W. Busby Sr. of Westfield and Francine Arceri of Pittsfield, according to his obituary.
Bazanchuk, according to her obituary, worked as a home health aide. She is survived by her mother, Beth A. Bazanchuk of Westfield, and two brothers.