skip navigationNH Web Site
clear
State of New Hampshire State Police
clear
Missing Persons | Wanted Persons | Criminal Offenders | Troop Stations | Searchclear
clear

 
News and Events

For Immediate Release
May 27, 2017
For more information contact:
Trooper Stefan Wagner
(603) 223-8598

Fatal Motorcycle Crash, Interstate 93 Northbound, Exit One, Salem

On Saturday, May 27, 2017, at approximately 1630 hours, Troopers from the New Hampshire State Police Troop B Barracks responded to a motorcycle collision on the Interstate 93 north exit one off-ramp in Salem, New Hampshire. The Interstate 93 north exit one off-ramp was reduced from two lanes to one lane for approximately two and a half hours while the crash scene was investigated. The Interstate 93 south exit one off-ramp was also closed for approximately three hours while the crash scene was investigated.

The operator of the motorcycle lost control and subsequently struck the guardrail. The operator was identified as Roger Marchand, 57 years old, Northwood, New Hampshire.

Marchand was ejected from his 2003 Harley-Davidson and pronounced deceased at the scene. A helmet was located at the scene but it is not known at this time whether or not the operator was wearing it prior to the collision.

The accident is currently under investigation and anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Stefan Wagner at the New Hampshire State Police – Troop B Barracks at 603-223-8598.

Troopers were assisted at the scene by the Salem Police Department, Salem Fire Department and the New Hampshire Department of Transportation.

   
 
New Hampshire Department of Safety | 33 Hazen Drive | Concord, NH 03305
TDD Access: Relay NH 1-800-735-2964
transparent graphic
nh NH.gov | Privacy Policy | Accessibility Policy