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Motorcycle crash in Norwell leaves two riders dead

Two people were killed when a motorcycle crashed in Norwell Thursday morning, officials said.

Authorities received a call reporting the accident at 5:37 a.m. according to a statement from Norwell police.

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The crash occurred at the intersection of Green and River streets.

The 2006 Honda motorcycle hit a utility pole, the statement said. Both of the deceased were riding on the motorcycle.

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Their identities were not immediately available, pending notification of the family.

State and Norwell police are investigating.

River Street was closed from Tara Drive to Green Street for a time because of the crash.

Kiera Blessing can be reached at kiera.blessing@globe.com.
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