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Police: Oxford teen dies in stolen motorcycle collision

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DERBY, CT (WFSB) – A 16-year-old boy from Oxford was identified as the teen killed in a stolen motorcycle crash that happened in Derby.

Derby police said they have been investigating the fatal collision that happened on Seymour Avenue on Wednesday night.

Authorities only identified the rider who was killed as a 16-year-old Oxford resident.

Video surveillance and other evidence revealed that the juvenile rode in a reckless manner and was ejected after he lost control, according to the police.

The teen was transported to Griffin Hospital where he was immediately pronounced dead.

Later investigation revealed that the motorcycle was stolen and the teen did not possess a license to operate a motorcycle.

Roads were closed between Griffin Hospital and Spring Street for several hours while officers investigated.

Police asked that any witnesses or those with information contact the Derby Police Department at 203-735-7811.

Oxford’s superintendent sent a message to the school community after he learned that the rider was from his town.

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