A man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 8 in Waterbury on Thursday evening.
State police identified him as 24-year-old James Laird of Milford.
Troopers said Laird lost control of the motorcycle for unknown reasons. The bike ended up in the center median of the highway.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The crash happened on Route 8 south in the area of Exit 36 a little after 7 p.m.
The left lane was closed at one point but the highway has since fully reopened.
#CTtraffic: Rte 8 sb x36 Waterbury left lane closed for one vehicle motorcycle crash with life -threatening injury.— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) June 29, 2017
The cause remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 203-267-2240 extension 4327.
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