Dalton man listed as injured in N.H. crash that killed 7 bikers


DALTON — A Dalton man is said to be in stable medical condition after suffering injuries in a Friday crash that killed seven fellow motorcyclists in northern New Hampshire.

Joshua L. Morin was identified by a deputy attorney general as one of several people hurt when a pickup truck pulling a flatbed trailer allegedly crossed a double yellow line and hit a group of motorcyclists associated with the Marine Corps on their way to an annual meeting.

Morin was said to be in stable condition at Maine Medical Center in Portland, Maine, according to Jane Young, a deputy attorney general.

As of Monday morning, the medical center told The Eagle that it did not have Morin listed as a current patient. Efforts to reach him and family members are ongoing.

The early evening crash on U.S. 2 killed members of the Jarheads MC, a riding group associated with the Marines. Two Massachusetts residents, Jo-Ann and Edward Corr, of Lakeville, both 58, were among the seven killed in the crash.

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A team with the National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the scene in Randolph, N.H.

"It's going to be a very lengthy investigation," New Hampshire State Police Col. Chris Wagner told the media over the weekend. "This is one of the worst tragic incidents that we have investigated here in the state."

The truck driver, Volodoymyr Zhukovskyy, works for Westfield Transport in Massachusetts, according to the AG's office. He was arrested Monday at his home in West Springfield and charged with seven counts of negligent homicide.

Others killed in the crash are Michael Ferazzi, 62, of Contoocook, N.H.; Albert Mazza, 49, of Lee, N.H.; Daniel Pereira, 58, of Riverside, R.I.; Desma Oakes, 42, of Concord, N.H.; and Aaron Perry, 45, of Farmington, N.H.

Material from The Associated Press was used in this report.


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