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1 Dead After Dirt Bike Crash on Sherman Parkway in New Haven

A New Haven man was killed in a dirt bike crash on the Sherman Parkway in New Haven Friday night.

Police said 28-year-old Tywan Samuels crashed his motorcycle in the area of 585 Sherman Parkway around 9:15 p.m. He was rushed to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he died of his injuries. 

Investigators said that speed is a factor, and witnesses reported hearing the dirt bike's revved engine right before the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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