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2 motorcyclists killed in collision during charitable ride

Posted September 10

— Maine State Police say two motorcyclists participating in a charitable ride have died in a collision with a pickup truck.

Police say the pickup's two occupants and two other motorcyclists were also injured in the crash on Interstate 95 in Augusta early Sunday afternoon.

The motorcyclists were participating in the annual United Bikers Toy Run, delivering toys to needy children. Police say 58-year-old Jamie Gross died at the scene and 25-year-old Aaron White-Sevigny died at a hospital.

Two other motorcyclists, who were riding the same bike, 50-year-old driver Trevor Proctor and 46-year-old passenger Tori McGraw, were taken to a hospital.

The occupants of the pickup, 67-year-old William Nusom and his 99-year-old mother, Anna Nusom, were also taken to a hospital.

Police say 3,000 motorcycles participated in the toy run.

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