55-year-old man killed after being thrown from motorcycle during crash on Old Colony Road in Wallingford

New Haven

WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Wallingford Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash that happened Sunday evening.

The single-vehicle crash occurred on Old Colony Road just south of the intersection with Oak Street at about 9 p.m. Sunday.

Police said the driver was traveling south on Old Colony Road and came across a slight right curve in a flat section of the road. The motorcycle crossed the double yellow line and traveled across the road where it left the paved portion of the road and hit a metal beam guardrail. The impact caused the driver to be thrown from the bike.

Police identified the driver as Robert S. Kelleher, 55, with an L.K.A. in Wallingford. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Traffic in the area was impacted for several hours.

Anyone who witnessed this collision is encouraged to call Officer Christian Evans at 203-294-2819 or Lt. Anthony DeMaio at 203-294-2838.

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