Boston, MA (July 7, 2018) – The Boston Fire Department announced on Friday that one of its own has died in a motorcycle crash. The deceased firefighter has been identified as Justin D. Poitras. Poitras died when his motorcycle crashed into a car at the intersection of Clapp and Boston Streets in Dorcester. Poitras was 31 years old at the time of his death and had served as a Boston firefighter for a number of years. Prior to becoming a firefighter, he served his country in the US Marine Corps.
There is no word on what caused the crash at this time and the other driver has not been identified. Police in Boston are still investigating the crash as of Saturday morning.