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Motorcyclist injured in Peabody crash

PEABODY — A motorcyclist struck a tree Friday afternoon in the area of Norfolk Avenue and was taken by helicopter to a Boston hospital.

The 60-year-old man was not identified pending notification of his family. He suffered serious injuries, according to Peabody Police Capt. Dennis Bonaiuto.

The helicopter landed at the nearby South Memorial Elementary School and took him to Massachusetts General Hospital.

Thomas Grillo can be reached at tgrillo@itemlive.com.

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