Motorcyclist in New Britain crash identified

NEW BRITAIN — The man who died after a motorcycle crash Sunday afternoon has been identified.

Police said Bernard Wallen, 26, of Newington, was driving a motorcycle at West Main and Grove streets in New Britain at about 2:40 p.m. Sunday when he hit a car driven by a 30-year-old Plymouth woman.

Wallen suffered life-threatening injuries, was taken to the hospital, where he died.

The woman was uninjured and is cooperating in the investigation.┬áThere haven’t been any charges filed at this time.

The investigation is ongoing and no one has been charged.

Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact police at (860) 826-3071.