Amesbury man dies in motorcycle accident

A 23-year-old Amesbury man died in a motorcycle crash in Merrimac, police said. Merrimac police said Jeffrey Gilbert was riding on a remote stretch of road near the New Hampshire line just after midnight Sunday when the crash occurred. Gilbert was taken to Anna Jaques Hospital in Newburyport, where he was pronounced dead. The crash remains under investigation, and police told The Newburyport Daily News that no other vehicles were involved.