Motorcyclist killed, passenger injured in West Haven crash

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WEST HAVEN — A motorcyclist was killed and a passenger was injured in a crash Sunday afternoon.

The accident happened at the intersection of Campbell Avenue and Blohm Street. Fire officials said a car and motorcycle collided.

Police identified the victim as Pasquale Marchitto, 51,of West Haven.

Police said the motorcycle operator and passenger were taken to the hospital for serious injuries. The operator died from his injuries. Police reconstruction teams were investigating.