Man dies in bike crash

Posted July 06, 2010, at 9:18 a.m.

AUGUSTA, Maine — The Maine Warden Service says a 34-year-old man died after the dirtbike he was riding hit a tree.

Officials say Shannon Post of Sidney was riding his motorcycle on an ATV trail in Augusta just after noon Monday when the crash occurred.

Post was wearing a helmet, chest protector and other safety equipment.

He was taken to Maine General Hospital in Augusta where he later died.

The investigation is continuing.

This story is developing and will be updated throughout the day.