Police investigating fatal crash involving motorcycle on Rt. 5 in Enfield, victim identified

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ENFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — A section of Route 5 in Enfield was closed Wednesday afternoon after a fatal crash, State Police reported.

Enfield Police and fire departments and EMS were called to a crash involving a car and motorcycle at 3:14 p.m. on Route 5 (Enfield Street) near the intersection of University Place.

The motorcycle operator, 23-year-old Christopher Panatsas of Enfield, was transported to a treatment center, where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not specify if the vehicle driver, who is from Massachusetts, sustained any injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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