State Police: Motorcyclist killed on Route 67 collision in Southbury

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 in an accident involving a dump struck, State Police said. According to the accident report, the dump truck was traveling eastbound on Kettletown Road and the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Route 67 (Southford Road). The intersection (pictured) is a short distance from I-84.

A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed on Friday, Nov. 27, 2020 in an accident involving a dump struck, State Police said. According to the accident report, the dump truck was traveling eastbound on Kettletown Road and the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Route 67 (Southford Road). The intersection (pictured) is a short distance from I-84.

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SOUTHBURY — A 52-year-old motorcyclist was killed Friday evening in an accident involving a dump truck, State Police said.

According to the accident report, just before 7:30 p.m., the dump truck was traveling eastbound on Kettletown Road and the motorcycle was traveling southbound on Route 67 (Southford Road). The intersection is a short distance from Interstate 84.

The two vehicles then “collided in the intersection,” according to Sgt. Brian Ness, of the Southbury Resident Trooper's office.

The motorcyclist — identified as Mark R. Kibby, of North Granby — was ejected from the motorcycle “and sustained serious life-threatening injuries.”

He “was transported to St. Mary's Hospital where he was later pronounced deceased,” Van Ness said.

A 52-year-old Holmes, N.Y. man, identified as the driver of the dump truck, according to the accident report, was not injured.

Troopers from the State Police CARS unit (accident reconstruction) investigated the crash.

The accident, being investigated by Trooper Brianna Critelli, remains open.