Police in Plymouth confirm one of their own has died.
Officer Gregg Maloney was a 17 year veteran of the force and died from injuries while on duty. He crashed his motorcycle on old Route 44 Tuesday afternoon.
Officer Maloney was taken from the scene by ambulance to a hospital in Plymouth.
He was then flown to Mass General Hospital in Boston where he was pronounced dead.
The cause of the crash is unknown.
Authorities say the accident happened on a dangerous stretch of roadway that has been the scene of at least two previous fatalities.