Matthew Leclair Death – According to authorities, a father and dedicated husband passed away late Wednesday night after his vehicle collided with a tree. Matthew Le Clair, 30, was identified as the victim who died in the crash by Middletown police. Officers were dispatched to Atkins Street near Timber Ridge Road for a crash, according to police. Police discovered Le Clair behind the wheel of a 2015 Infiniti Q50 SUV with “heavy damage,” according to a news statement from the department.
The Infinity looked to have left the route for unexplained reasons and collided with a tree. Firefighters extricated Le Clair from the automobile, but he died at the site, according to authorities. The crash is still being investigated. Jessica Noel LeClair, a Clinical Oncology Pharmacist at Smilow Cancer Hospital, was Matt’s devoted wife.Who Was Matt LeClair?
Matthew LeClair was born on February 23, 1993, in Waterbury, Connecticut, to Irene (Saam) and Joseph LeClair. He went to neighborhood schools and finished fourth in his class at Oliver Wolcott Technical High School, where he studied to be an electrician. He participated in four sports during his four years at OWTS, becoming to captain of each.
In his senior year, he was named All-State in volleyball and male CIAC Scholar-Athlete for his school. He was an Eagle Scout in Watertown Troop 52. Matthew received a Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of New Haven and a Masters Degree in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Worcester Polytechnic Institute.
As the Lead Engineer in the Connecticut/Western Massachusetts Substation Design department of Eversource, he was a rising star. He began working there as a junior in college and has since become a valuable member of their team as well as a highly bright engineer. Matt began taking violin classes at Middlesex Music Academy during the past year, a talent he had previously liked when he was younger.Matt and Jess met as children, reconnected as teenagers, and dated throughout high school and college before marrying in 2016. They were married for seven and a half years and had been together for over 15 years. They enjoyed practically everything in life together, frequently traveling and experiencing new places, and collecting one ornament on each vacation they shared, all of which will be treasured treasures.
LeClair’s funeral will be held on Wednesday, December 13, 2023, at 10:30 a.m., following a Mass of Christian Burial at St Anthony of Padua Church 111 Schoolmily on Tuesday, December 12, 2023, from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. at Casey’s Eastside Memorial Funeral Home and Cremation Care 1987 East Main St Waterbury.