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Motorcyclist Injured in Crash in New Haven Has Died: Police

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A 25 year old motorcyclist from North Haven who was in critical condition at a hospital after a crash on Whalley Avenue at Orchard Street in New Haven at 7:40 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 25 has died, according to police.

Police said Zachary Fappiano, 25, of North Haven, died on Monday.

They said he was going west on Whalley Avenue and a 35-year-old New Haven man was in a Kia minivan going east on Whalley Avenue, turned left to Orchard Street and Fappiano collided with the rear passenger side of the minivan. 

Fappiano had severe life-threatening injuries and was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital.

Witnesses to the crash who have not spoken to police are asked to call the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6316.

Editor's note: An earlier version of this story said the crash was in North Haven.

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