Springfield man killed in motorcycle accident

Photo Courtesy: MGNonline
Photo Courtesy: MGNonline

CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – One Springfield man was killed on Saturday and another was hurt when their motorcycles crashed in Florida.

In a news release, Sgt. Eugene Griffith of the New Smyrna Beach Police Department said that 46-year-old Mark Twining of Springfield was killed.

29-year-old Robert Wilson, also of Springfield, was hurt. They were allegedly driving fast in the area of North Causeway and Riverside Drive just after midnight Saturday morning.

Police say they were using the center lane to pass traffic. The men lost control. One crashed into a utility pole, the other crashed in a park.

Police say alcohol is suspected to be a factor in the crash.

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