Man dies after weekend Naugatuck motorcycle crash – Hartford Courant
A motorcyclist died after a weekend crash in Naugatuck, police said.
The crash happened shortly before 2 a.m. Sunday on Prospect Street, or Route 68.
A preliminary investigation shows that John Johnson Jr., 26, was driving his 2007 Harley Davidson west near 400 Prospect St. when he veered off the road to the right, ending up down an embankment, police said. They said they didn’t know why he lost control.
He was taken to Waterbury Hospital with life-threatening injuries and died later in the day, according to police.
“The Naugatuck Police Department extends our deepest condolences to the family of John Jr. during this most difficult time,” police said in a news release.
The Naugatuck Valley Collision Investigation Team is investigating the circumstances that led to the crash. Anyone, including witnesses, with information that may help the team is asked to call the lead investigator, Det. McGarvey, at 203-729-5222, ext. 2584, or the confidential tip line at 203-720-1010.
Christine Dempsey may be reached at [email protected].