Teen Dies In Dirt Bike Crash

(GUILFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –  An 18 year old man is dead following a dirt bike accident in Guilford.Police responded to the report of a  crash with serious injuries  on Lanes Pond Road   shortly after  2:15 Thursday afternoon.

The victim was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.His name is being withheld.

The preliminary investigation   determined the victim   had  been riding his dirt bike  on Lanes Pond Road toward the intersection with Beaver Head Road, when he struck a metal gate installed to prevent vehicle access to the area.

The investigation is ongoing.


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