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Preliminary investigation released by DA’s office in fatal motorcycle crash that killed Fall River man



The Bristol County District Attorney’s Office has released details of the initial investigation into the motorcycle crash that killed a Fall River man.

According to Gregg Miliote of the BCDAO, a motorcycle being driven by 46-year-old Christopher Raposo, reportedly drove through a stop sign at the intersection of Elm and Main Streets in Dighton at approximately 9:20 p.m. and struck the passenger side of a black Subaru station wagon.

Raposo was ejected off of his seat and landed near the intersection. First responders determined him deceased on scene.

The driver of the Subaru, a 48-year-old man, was transported to Morton Hospital in Taunton for treatment of minor injuries.

The investigation is ongoing, but Miliote stated that charges are unlikely.

The announcement of Raposo’s untimely death began to circulate Saturday as those who knew him expressed their condolences and shared their memories of the beloved motorcycle enthusiast.

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