Whately man dies from injuries suffered in New Hampshire crash

  • The motorcycle Whately resident Kevin Komosa, 41, and Buckland resident Ashley Culver, 28, were riding when it crashed in Rochester, New Hampshire, on Sept. 17. Komosa died of his injuries the following day. COURTESY PHOTO/NEW HAMPSHIRE STATE POLICE

Staff Writer
Published: 9/22/2022 8:49:53 PM

ROCHESTER, N.H. — A Whately man has died of his injuries following a motorcycle crash Saturday evening in Rochester, New Hampshire.

Kevin Komosa, 41, died at Frisbie Memorial Hospital on Sunday due to injuries he suffered when his 2016 Harley-Davidson motorcycle crossed the center line and went off the road. His 28-year-old passenger, Buckland resident Ashley Culver, also suffered serious injuries but is in stable condition, according to a statement from New Hampshire State Police.

State Police, along with the Rochester Fire Department, responded to the crash at around 8:30 p.m. on the Spaulding Turnpike Connector near the northbound Exit 16 off-ramp.

First responders took Komosa to Frisbie Memorial Hospital, while Culver was taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital. According to State Police, neither rider was wearing a helmet at the time of the crash.

State Police spokeswoman Amber Lagace said the crash remains under investigation and no further information was available Thursday evening.


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