Harford Co. man, 20, dies after motorcycle hits tree north of Bel Air

April 30, 2001

A Harford County motorcyclist was killed Saturday when he struck a tree on Ady Road north of Bel Air, state police said.

Matthew B. Lemaire, 20, of Bel Air suffered severe head injuries in the collision and was pronounced dead at the scene about 2:45 p.m., said Trooper Shawn J. Ward of the state police barracks in Bel Air.

Police said Lemaire was northbound near Walters Mill Road and traveling more than 100 mph just before the accident. He had passed several cars and had returned to the northbound lane when he lost control of his Honda, police said.

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