Man killed in Salem crash

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A man was killed during a morning crash in Salem, according to troopers.

State police said Philip Gaudette, of Salem, was traveling east on Route 354 when his motorcycle left the road and struck a large tree.

It happened around 7:15 a.m., according to a news release.

Gaudette was found dead on the scene.

Troopers said there were no other passengers.

They were still investigating what caused Gaudette to crash.

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