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Dead Man Found Lying In New Haven Street - Witnesses Wanted

Police are asking the public for help after a motorcyclist was found dead lying in the roadway following a crash.
Police are asking the public for help after a motorcyclist was found dead lying in the roadway following a crash. Photo Credit: Google Maps street view

Police are asking the public for help during an investigation into a fatal motorcycle crash in New Haven County.

Ansonia police responded to a report of a man lying in the roadway around 7 p.m., Sunday, Nov. 29, at the intersection of East Main, Main, North Main, and State streets, said Lt. Patrick Lynch.

Responding officers located a man in the road at the intersection seriously injured; a short distance away on North Main Street a motorcycle with heavy damage was located on its side. 

Video footage from the area confirmed the man on the road was the driver of the motorcycle and the accident involved only the motorcycle and no other vehicles, Lynch said.

The unidentified man was pronounced dead at the scene, his name will be released pending positive identification and notification of next of kin.

The department is asking anyone with information to please contact 203-735-1885 

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