Motorcyclist dead after hitting truck

Motorcyclist dead after hitting truck

There are 15 comments on the Berkshire Eagle story from Jun 15, 2010, titled Motorcyclist dead after hitting truck. In it, Berkshire Eagle reports that:

A motorcyclist was killed late Tuesday afternoon after he collided with a truck on Route 7 near the Connecticut line, police said.

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witness

United States

#1 Jun 16, 2010
My husband was recently in a motorcycle accident, and we saw this one right after it happened. Our hearts go out to both families invovled, and our prayers are with the family of the deceased. May he/she rest in peace.
Prove me wrong

Latham, NY

#2 Jun 16, 2010
I used to ride a motorcycle and yes, I did have a bad accident. To me, it's a matter of "when", not a matter of "if".
Great Barrington

Boston, MA

#4 Jun 16, 2010
A**HOLE... HOPE NOTHING LIKE THIS EVER HAPPENS TO YOU OR SOMEONE YOU LOVE!!!!!!!!!!
tough s--t wrote:
Hope it was one of those obnoxiously loud bikes.
witness

United States

#5 Jun 16, 2010
Prove me wrong wrote:
I used to ride a motorcycle and yes, I did have a bad accident. To me, it's a matter of "when", not a matter of "if".
I never used to think that way, and unfortunately the ecent events have me thinking the same thing :(
rider

Clifton Park, NY

#6 Jun 16, 2010
tough s--t wrote:
Hope it was one of those obnoxiously loud bikes.
The reason for those obnoxiously loud bikes is so idiots like you in cars can HEAR them, because you can not seem to SEE them. I bet it was NOT a loud bike!
Wondering

Northville, NY

#7 Jun 16, 2010
tough s--t wrote:
Hope it was one of those obnoxiously loud bikes.
You are amazing just when I think i seen the worst scum on here theres always someone like you that takes the cake....

Remember Karma you loser, This family is dealing with the death of a loved one and the only think that useless air space between yours ears can come up with to say is that...

I will not wish anything bad for your family, but you can drop dead anytime and they will be better off.....
HAWK RDMC

Adams, MA

#8 Jun 16, 2010
tough s--t wrote:
Hope it was one of those obnoxiously loud bikes.
WOW you are a DOUCH BAG i hope to see you on the road or in a bar and hopefuly you say something stupid like that so i can put a boot in your ass.......
huh

Northville, NY

#9 Jun 16, 2010
rider wrote:
<quoted text>
The reason for those obnoxiously loud bikes is so idiots like you in cars can HEAR them, because you can not seem to SEE them. I bet it was NOT a loud bike!
bad analogy, you won;t hear MOST of that LOUDNESS until the bike is past you, its merely physics.

thats not to say that the general public drives with blinders on, they certainly do, but thast a tired old ar=gument not really based in reality.

When I rode, I found chirping the rear tire with the brake was MUCH more effective at getting car drivers attention than say an anemic horn! Gotta be skilled to do that and do it corerectly tho....
huh

Northville, NY

#10 Jun 16, 2010
acoustics, noy physics! sorry
J DTMA

South Hadley, MA

#11 Jun 16, 2010
HAWK RDMC wrote:
<quoted text> WOW you are a DOUCH BAG i hope to see you on the road or in a bar and hopefuly you say something stupid like that so i can put a boot in your ****......
I hope we are together when we find this piece of trash. Sounds like he needs a few boots up his A_Z_Z. Maybe a few to the jaw too. I'll bet he is a little B_I_T_C_H.
J DTMA

South Hadley, MA

#12 Jun 16, 2010
Wondering wrote:
<quoted text>
You are amazing just when I think i seen the worst scum on here theres always someone like you that takes the cake....
Remember Karma you loser, This family is dealing with the death of a loved one and the only think that useless air space between yours ears can come up with to say is that...
I will not wish anything bad for your family, but you can drop dead anytime and they will be better off.....
Mr. tough sh t will get his. He is a sick bast*rd! goes.....comes. Grow up A#@ hole.
backwords local

Northville, NY

#13 Jun 17, 2010
huh wrote:
<quoted text>
bad analogy, you won;t hear MOST of that LOUDNESS until the bike is past you, its merely physics.
thats not to say that the general public drives with blinders on, they certainly do, but thast a tired old ar=gument not really based in reality.
When I rode, I found chirping the rear tire with the brake was MUCH more effective at getting car drivers attention than say an anemic horn! Gotta be skilled to do that and do it corerectly tho....
Sommme beach, you one a them smarty fellers,plusen skilled.
Prove me wrong

Latham, NY

#14 Jun 17, 2010
Turns out this accident was caused by an 80 year old driver of the truck drifting over the center line.(WBRK this morning).
Anyone still against testing of elderly drivers?
From Adams

Broadalbin, NY

#15 Jun 17, 2010
Poor Headline. He did not hit the truck as the headline would lead you to believe. The truck crossed the line and hit him head on. There is a big difference. My sincere sympathy to his family.
Very Sad

Pittsfield, MA

#16 Jun 17, 2010
I drove past this accident shortly after it happened. I feel terrible for the family of the motorcyclist. So sad, so very very sad. If the rumor is true that the driver of the car was elderly,I would have to agree that driving tests should become mandatory for elderly drivers. I was almost hit by an elderly woman the other day. She never bothered to look back or anything and seemed completely unaware of the fact she almost hit me.

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