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Woman Dies In Motorcycle Accident

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UPDATE: The victim has been identified as Donna Starzecki, a Shelton resident. She was 51. The accident occurred just outside of Mike’s Famous Harley Davidson, and the incident is still under investigation.

A motorcyclist died in an accident Saturday afternoon.

The New London Police Department reports that a 52-year-old female operator of the motorcycle was exiting a business located at 951 Bank Street in New London and turning right to head westbound when she crashed into a commercial box truck. The accident occurred at approximately 1:14 p.m.

An initial police investigation shows that she likely crossed the double yellow line before hitting the truck.

The woman was transported to Lawrence & Memorial Hospital via ambulance and was pronounced dead at 1:29 p.m. She was wearing a helmet at the time of the accident.

Bank Street was closed for several hours this afternoon into the evening between Carroll Court and Beckwith Street.

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