PD: 23-year-old New Haven man killed in motorcycle crash identified

New Haven

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating after a 23-year-old New Haven man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Sunday evening.

Police say that at around 6:22 p.m., a 23-year-old New Haven man was operating a Kawasaki EX400 motorcycle near his home, traveling southbound on Quinnipiac Avenue near Essex Street. He then tried to pass a vehicle and lost control of the motorcycle. The victim then struck an unoccupied parked car and was ejected from his motorcycle.

New Haven police and fire crews then responded to the crash. An ambulance transported the victim to Yale New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The victim was later identified as Gerver Sinay-Sacrapal of New Haven.

The accident remains under investigation by the the NHPD Accident Reconstruction Team. Anyone with information is urged to call the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6316.

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