DERRY, N.H. —A motorcycle passenger was killed in a crash in Derry Sunday afternoon.
The crash occurred on Rockingham Road near Rockingham Acres Nursery at 3:41 p.m., police said.
The driver of the 2012 Harley-Davidson motorcycle, Joshua Filbotte, 27, of Kingston, suffered minor injuries. His passenger, Emily Savoie, 26, died a short time later at Parkland Medical Center.
Police said Filbotte was traveling southbound on Rockingham Road when he lost control of his motorcycle while trying to stop in traffic. Filbotte and Savoie were not wearing helmets at the time, police said.
Police said alcohol and high speed likely were not factors in the crash.
No other vehicles were involved and no one else was injured.
Police said the investigation is ongoing. No charges have been filed.
Parts of Rockingham Road were closed for about four hours during the accident investigation.