New Castle man dies in motorcycle accident

A New Castle man is dead following a motorcycle accident in Bear Tuesday morning.

State Police say Joseph Curry ran a red light on Route 40 at Church Road just before 9:30, and hit a utility trailer being pulled by a pickup truck.

Curry suffered multiple traumatic injuries after he and the bike were pinned under the trailer.

He was taken to Christiana Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the truck, Thomas Christy of West Chester, Pennsylvania, wasn't hurt.

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