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Lewiston police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened at 28 North Temple St. early Thursday evening.

Officials said Damien Pinard, 27, of Buckfield lost control of his motorcycle, skidded across a lawn and through some bushes and landed near the side of the home.

The homeowner said she wasn’t home at the time of the crash. Neighbors said they believe the motorcycle was traveling at a high rate of speed just before the crash. Lewiston police said they expect to release more details Friday.