One dead in car-motorcycle crash in Hartford

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HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH)–Police are investigating a deadly crash in Hartford on Thursday night, as a motorcycle collided with a car.

The collision happened at around 6 p.m. on Washington Street near Retreat Avenue, which is very close to the Connecticut Children’s Medical Center. The driver of the motorcycle, 53-year-old Victor Detres, of Hartford, died from his injuries at Hartford Hospital.

Detres was traveling north on Washington Street when he collided with a Toyota Camry traveling in the opposite direction. There were no other injuries.

The road was closed for hours following the crash.

Lieutenant Brian Foley tweeted the following Thursday night:

The accident remains under investigation.

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