Portland motorcyclist dies in Ocean Ave. crash

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PORTLAND — A motorcyclist killed in a crash early Sunday was identified Monday as Mario Saravia, 27, of Portland.

City Hall spokeswoman Nicole Clegg said Saravia died after the motorcycle he was operating eastbound on Ocean Avenue failed to negotiate a curve and went off the roadway about 3:30 a.m. The accident occurred near Wellwood Road, three blocks from Cheverus High School.

Saravia was not wearing a helmet, according to police.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation, and anyone with information was asked to contact the Police Department at 874-8532.