State Police Investigate Fatal Motorcycle Crash on Route 93 in Boston
Preliminary investigation by Trooper Denis J. Pembroke indicates that 54 year old Penny Timbie from Westport, Massachusetts was operating a 2007 Harley Davidson XL 1200 motorcycle on Route 93 northbound. The vehicle collided into the wall on the right side while taking exit #26 causing the victim to strike the handrail along the walkway atop the wall. Timbie who was the sole occupant suffered serious injuries in the crash and was pronounced deceased at the scene.
This crash remains under investigation with the assistance of the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the Suffolk County District Attorney's Office the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. The Boston Fire Department, EMS, Turnpike Maintenance and the Medical Examiner's Office assisted Troopers at the scene.
Due to the investigation the right travel lane of route 93 northbound at exit 26 was closed for 1 hour 45 minutes.
No further information is available at this time. Please do not call the barracks directly.