SHELTON POLICE DEPARTMENT
Joel W. Hurliman Phone: (203) 924-1544Chief of PoliceFax: (203) 924-0702
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DATE: May 29, 2012
By: Detective Sergeant Kevin F. Ahern
Shelton Police are investigating a fatal motorvehicle crash on River Rd (aka Route 110) in the areaof the Riverdale Diner.At approximately 4:20 PM today May 29, 2012 theShelton Police received multiple 911 calls reporting amotor vehicle vs motor cycle crash in the area of theRivendale Diner, 521 River Road.Police and Shelton EMS responded. A 24 year old malewho was operating the motor cycle was transported tothe Bridgeport Hospital Trauma Center where he waslater pronounced dead. The Shelton Police Accident Reconstruction Team iscurrently conducting an investigation and no otherdetails are available. The name of the operator of the motor cycle is notbeing released at this time pending notification of family.Route 110 is reduced to one lane in the area and thereare delays. Police are asking the public driving in thearea to use alternative routes.