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March 30. 2013 2:01PM

Nashua motorcyclist killed in Manchester wreck had just been ticketed

MANCHESTER — A Nashua man killed in a motorcycle crash in Manchester on Saturday had been stopped just prior by police in Merrimack clocked going 86 mph, state police said.

Alan Monas, 26, died after his motorcycle crashed on the Exit 4 off-ramp of Interstate 293 northbound around 9:15 a.m., state police said. Monas was taken to Catholic Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

Monas had been stopped by Trooper First Class Scott Tracy as he traveled north on the F.E. Everett Turnpike in Merrimack just prior to the time of the crash, police said. The trooper issued Monas a summons for speeding at 86 mph.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Police haven't determined whether speed was a factor in the crash, which involved no other vehicles.

The off-ramp, which leads to Second Street, was closed for about an hour.


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