Prospect Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Route 8 in Waterbury

A 27-year-old Prospect man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 8 South in Waterbury late Wednesday night.

Police said Christopher Jeannin was driving a Yamaha motorcycle and was thrown from his bike when he struck a Honda Civic near exit 34 just before 11:30 p.m.

Jeannin was transported to St. Mary’s Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The other driver, a 23-year-old New Jersey woman, was taken to Waterbury Hospital to be evaluated.

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