Ryan Levangie, 29, of Onset was pronounced dead at the scene.
The single vehicle crash was reported at 9:57 p.m. on Route 140 North at the 5.6 mile marker in New Bedford.
Initial reports reported that the operator of the motorcycle, a 2005 Suzuki GSX130, for reasons under investigation, lost control and crashed into the wood line.
The investigation is ongoing out of the State Police barracks in Dartmouth.
State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), State Police Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS), State Police Troop D Community Action Team (D-CAT), New Bedford Police Department, New Bedford Fire & EMS Department and the State Medical Examiner’s Office assisted with the scene.