West Haven woman who died in North Haven ATV crash identified

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NORTH HAVEN  — Police have identified the victim of an ATV crash Sunday.

Police said Katherine Diaz, 23, of West Haven died as a result of injuries in the crash Sunday on Dodge Avenue.

Police said a husband and wife were riding their ATVs in a wooded area near the North Haven and Wallingford town line prior to the crash.

While riding near 100 Dodge Avenue, Diaz struck a tree resulting in severe injuries. The incident occurred in the sand pits between Dodge Avenue and Toelles Road adjacent to the Quinnipiac River. The woman was reportedly ejected from the vehicle while riding.

Paramedics treated the woman on scene and took her to an area hospital where she eventually succumbed to her injuries.