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Motorcyclist Dies In Wallingford Crash

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(Photo Credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

(Photo Credit: Jeff J. Mitchell/Getty Images)

Wallingford Police are investigating a Saturday afternoon crash that left a motorcyclist dead on Route 5.

Authorities responded to a car and motorcycle accident at the intersection with Chester Avenue just before 1:30pm.

Riding on the bike was Timothy Rosa, 52, of New Haven, who authorities say he died at the scene.

The driver of the car was Debra Denhart, 47, of Wallingford. She was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital for non-life threatening injuries.

The roadway was closed for several hours because of the crash.

Anyone who may have seen the car or motorcycle in the area should call Wallingford police.

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