Motorcycle Driver Killed in Rt. 7 Crash

By Ari Mason
|  Sunday, Apr 28, 2013  |  Updated 4:28 PM EDT
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Motorcycle Driver Killed in Rt. 7 Crash

A motorcyclist died after colliding with a Jeep on Rt. 7 Saturday morning, police said.

Fortunado N. Gordon, 26, of Piermont, New York, was driving south in the North Canaan area of Rt. 7 when he ended up in the northbound lane, crashing into a Jeep Cherokee. The crash happened at 12:19 a.m. Saturday morning near the intersection of Grace Way.

Gordon was pronounced dead on the scene. The Jeep driver, Michael Palmer, 33, of Falls Village, Conn., was transported to Sharon Hospital with minor injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.

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