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Police in Connecticut investigate 2 fatal motorcycle crashes

August 5, 2019

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP) — Police in Connecticut are investigating a pair of fatal motorcycle accidents.

State police the say operator of a motorcycle, whose name was not released Monday morning, struck a guardrail just east of the newly built Harpers Ferry Road bridge on Interstate 84 in Waterbury at about 7:30 p.m. Sunday.

Police are investigating what caused the operator to lose control. Witnesses are asked to contact police.

In Orange, a 38-year-old man died after his motorcycle was hit by a sedan at about 9:15 p.m. Sunday.

Police say that the motorcyclist, whose name was not released, was traveling northbound when he collided with a Mercedes-Benz sedan.

The motorcyclist suffered serious injuries and was transported to the hospital, where he later died.

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