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Man Dies After Motorcycle Crash Near Hubbard Park in Meriden

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A man is dead after a motorcycle crash near Hubbard Park in Meriden Sunday evening.

Police responded at 5:13 p.m. Sunday after a motorcycle and an SUV collided and found 53-year-old Leopold Dishereits lying face down on West Main Street and two off-duty nurses were attending to him, according to police.

Dishereits suffered from head, neck and chest injuries from the crash and died at Midstate Hospital, according to a news release from police.

He was going west on West Main Street and hit the passenger side door of a 2012 Nissan Rogue that was turning left into the entrance of Hubbard Park, according to police.

The driver of the Nissan suffered minor injuries and two passengers in her vehicle were not injured, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Brendan Connelly of the Meriden Police Department at 203 630-6215.

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