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Man killed in Conn. Motorcycle Crash



    Man killed in Conn. Motorcycle Crash

    A person was killed in a motorcycle crash on Segar Mountain Road (Route 341) in Kent.

    Alberto Richards, 52, of Bronx, New York, was killed in the crash.The road was closed Sunday morning, but it has since reopened.

    He was driving a 2014 BMW motorcycle westbound when he veered off the road and up an embankment before crashing into a state Department of Transportation directional sign, according to state police. A second motorcyclist riding behind him, Brian J. Pagan, 27, of Bronx, New York, also traveled off the road and hit a DOT directional sign, state police said.

    The crashes happened on the downhill portion of the road where there are "S" curves.

    Kent Volunteer Ambulance and then LifeStar transported Richards to Danbury Hospital, where he later died. Kent's ambulance took him to the same hospital to be treated for non-life-threatening injuries.

    The road was closed between Cobble and South Roads, but it has since reopened, according to the state Department of Transportation (DOT).

    The crash happened at about 9:30 a.m. State police and Kent volunteer firefighters responded.