UPDATE – STATE POLICE INVESTIGATING FATAL CRASH ON INTERSTATE 95 IN NEWTON

UPDATE – August 9, at 9:20 p.m., Operator Identified.

At approximately 9:30 p.m. last night, August 6, Troopers assigned to State Police Barracks in Framingham responded to reports of a motorcycle crash on Route 95 northbound in the area of the 37.0 mile marker in Newton. The crash resulted in fatal injuries to the operator of the motorcycle.

Preliminary investigation reveals that a 2018 Harley Davidson was traveling at a high rate of speed when the operator lost control. The Harley Davidson then crashed and the operator, Paul Muise, 32, of Ludlow was found unresponsive. EMTs performed CPR on the operator on scene, and he was transported to Newton Wellesley Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The crash resulted in the closure of the third and fourth travel lanes while the scene was examined. The crash remains under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section and the Middlesex County State Police Detective Unit. Troopers were assisted on scene by Newton Fire and EMS, as well as MassDOT. No further information is available at this time, please do not contact the barracks directly.