Orange Man Dies In Parkway Accident

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Sep 222012

An Orange resident died from injuries sustained in a motorcycle accident on the Merritt Parkway in Fairfield around midnight Saturday morning, Sept. 22.

State Police at Troop G are investigating the accident. According to the report, John Scalesse, 49, of Arrowhead Drive, suffered severe head and internal injuries when his motorcycle skidded into the rear of an O & G Industries truck about a half mile before the northbound Exit 44.

Scalesse died in the ambulance enroute to St. Vincent’s Medical Center shortly after midnight.

Neither the driver nor passenger in the truck were injured. The truck was headed to a parkway construction project.

State Police ask that anyone who witnessed the accident to contact Troop G in Bridgeport at 203-696-2500.