Fatal Motorcycle Accident Closes Part of I-95

By Ari Mason
|  Monday, May 6, 2013  |  Updated 8:49 AM EDT
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Fatal Motorcycle Accident Closes Part of I-95

Kristie Santana

A man was killed in a crash on Interstate 95.

A 40-year-old Bridgeport man was killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in West Haven on Sunday afternoon.

Officials said Michael Cooney, 40, of Bridgeport,was riding a motorcycle and hit the back of a Jeep on I-95 northbound between exits 42 and 43 just before 4:20 p.m.

Cooney was thrown from his bike, officials said.

The northbound section of I-95 remained closed until about 8:30 p.m., officials said.

What caused the crash is not known, but officials said there was heavy traffic at the time.

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