AUBURN — A motorcycle rider was killed Thursday afternoon according to police at the scene.

The rider of the motorcycle, which crashed near the intersection of Broad Street and Hackett Road in Auburn, appears to have died at the scene.

The rider’s body, about 15 yards off the road, was covered with a blanket by rescue workers. A witness who saw the accident said the rescuers did try to revive the man.

An accident reconstruction is being conducted by Lewiston Police.

More details will be posted here as they become available. The rider’s identity was not immediately known.

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