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Clinton Man Killed in Moped Accident in Town

Police have not yet released the identity of the 41-year-old resident.

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A 41-year-old Clinton man was killed Tuesday evening when the moped he was driving crashed into an SUV, police said.

The man's identity has not been released yet.

According to Clinton Police, the accident took place on East Main Street at the intersection of Marine Avenue, at about 7:30 p.m. on March 11.

"It was reported that a moped traveling west bound on East Main Street struck an SUV traveling east bound on East Main Street," the police report states. "The moped was in the wrong lane at the time of the collision."

Clinton Ambulance transported the operator of the moped to the Shoreline Clinic, where he was pronounced dead, police said.

The two occupants in the SUV were not injured, according to police.

Police said the accident remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is encouraged to contact Officer Jason Frey or Sgt. Scott Jakober at 860-669-0451.
Richard C. Onofrio March 12, 2014 at 01:26 PM
Jennifer, maybe you could be a reporter for the Patch in your spare time. I would think that being an internet news source such as the Patch that it must be difficult to have reporters on the street such as the NH Register. They would probably welcome your help. Just a thought.
Jennifer Filippelli March 12, 2014 at 01:38 PM
Haha very funny... Actually... I certainly know I'm not alone in feeling that the Clinton Patch has fallen short lately with their local news coverage!!
Cindy Wininger March 13, 2014 at 06:23 AM
Why is it the Patch does not have the name and the local news station does?
Don March 13, 2014 at 07:01 AM
I agree, why is the last obituary for locals dated the 16th of Dec., last year. I know we have lost quite a few residences since then
Fry March 17, 2014 at 09:20 PM
Why did the Patch stop reporting on local arrests in the fall? There used to be weekly police blotters posted all the time and then suddenly they stopped appearing. It seems pretty unfair to those people who had their names dragged through the mud before this change occurred and were innocent until proven guilty; now if someone is arrested in Clinton there is no public record outside of the courthouse and police report. If this is the Patch's policy moving forward then all prior police blotters should be taken down; if not, then please post all arrests that have occurred since this change to be fair.

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