Meriden man killed in motorcycle crash

-FILE - Meriden Police Cruiser (WTNH)

MERIDEN, Conn. (WTNH)– A Meriden man has died after he was thrown from his motorcycle on Sunday night.

Police say just after 9 p.m., emergency crews responded to the area of Cook Avenue and New Hanover Avenue for a motorcycle accident.

A preliminary investigation revealed that 47-year-old Edward Delucia was traveling south on Cook Avenue on a 2002 Harley Davidson motorcycle when he veered off to the right side of the road while approaching New Hanover Avenue. The motorcycle then struck the curb and Delucia was thrown from the motorcycle.

Delucia  was pronounced dead on scene.

Witnesses told police that another motorcycle may have been riding with Delucia but left the scene before police arrived.

The incident remains under investigation. Anyone with information or who witnessed the crash is urged to contact police at 203-630-6201.

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