Victim Killed in Coventry Motorcycle Accident Identified

Coventry police have identified the victim killed in a crash involving a motorcycle and a sedan on Saturday.

According to police, around 4 p.m. a motorcycle was involved in crash with a sedan at the intersection of Bread and Milk Street (Route 31) and Zeya Drive.

The operator of the motorcycle, identified as 28-year-old Jeremy Gonyaw, of Coventry, was pronounced dead on scene. His passenger, a 20-year-old woman from Coventry, was airlifted to Hartford Hospital with serious injuries.

Police said both were wearing helmets at the time of the crash.

The driver of the sedan, a 42-year-old man from Coventry, was taken to Hartford Hospital with non-life threatening injuries, police said.

Witnesses told police that the motorcycle illegally passed a vehicle and was speeding at the time of the crash.

The crash remains under investigation.

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