NEW LONDON, Conn. (WTNH) – A motorcyclist has died after a crash Wednesday night in New London, according to police.

Police said officers responded to the crash around 10:36 p.m. in the area of Jefferson Avenue and Roosevelt Street. Medical treatment was given to the driver, who was identified as 33-year-old Jared Barber of Quaker Hill, on the scene.

The man was then transported to a local hospital where he later died, police said. The identification of the driver is not being released at this time.

A portion of Jefferson Avenue between Ashcraft Road and Colman Street was closed during the investigation it has since been reopened.

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