Police ID Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Hamden

NBC Connecticut

Police have identified a man who was killed in a motorcycle crash in Hamden on Saturday night.

Officers were called to Dixwell Avenue near Homestead Avenue around 7 p.m. after getting a report of a crash involving a motorcycle.

Investigators said the motorcycle was traveling northbound on Dixwell Avenue and collided with a vehicle that was traveling southbound.

The driver of the motorcycle, later identified as 38-year-old Jamar Crenshaw, of New Haven, was transported by ambulance to Yale New Haven Hospital with serious injuries. He later died of his injuries, police said.

The road was closed in both directions for several hours while police investigated. It has since reopened.

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