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Bayonne Woman was Killed in Motorcycle Accident

On Sunday afternoon, May 16, a Bayonne woman was killed after her motorcycle collided head on with an SUV, east of New Haven.

According to Connecticut State Police, the accident happened at around 4.25 p.m. on Route 81, just north of Route 148. Bayonne residents, 47 year old Karen S. Minutella and John Healy, also 47 were travelling north on Route 81 on their Harley Davidson motorcycles with a group of other motorcyclists when they collided with a southbound 2008 Honda Pilot driven by a 16 year old.

Both of them were ejected from their motorcycles. Healey was taken by helicopter to Hartford hospital with life threatening injuries but is believed now to be stable. Minutella was pronounced dead at the scene.

The teenage car driver was uninjured and a third motorcyclist, a 48 year old man from Bristol, was also thrown from his motorcycle when trying to avoid the collision and he hit another vehicle which had stopped as a result of the first crash. He suffered minor injuries.

The accident is still under investigation.

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