A West Bath man died Friday afternoon after his motorcycle apparently crashed into a tree in Auburn Friday afternoon.

Roger Chessey, 72, of West Bath, was unresponsive when officers arrived at Lake Shore Drive around 3:30 p.m. Chessey was pronounced dead at the scene.

Chessey was traveling west on Lake Shore Drive when his motorcycle left the roadway and struck a tree, a preliminary investigation indicated. Police said speed and alcohol do not appear to be factors in the crash. He was also wearing a helmet at the time.

Lewiston Police Department is assisting with the investigation. No further information was released about the crash over the weekend.


Comments are not available on this story.