Deadly crash reported on Route 82 in Norwich - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Deadly crash reported on Route 82 in Norwich

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A deadly motorcycle crash was reported on Route 82 in Norwich. (WFSB) A deadly motorcycle crash was reported on Route 82 in Norwich. (WFSB)
Eyewitnesses said it appeared that the motorcyclist struck the side of a box truck. (WFSB) Eyewitnesses said it appeared that the motorcyclist struck the side of a box truck. (WFSB)
NORWICH, CT (WFSB) -

A deadly motorcycle crash has police in Norwich investigating.

They said it happened on Route 82 on Monday afternoon.

A Channel 3 crew on the scene reported that there was one victim and that the victim's bike was completely destroyed.

Eyewitnesses said that it appeared that the motorcyclist struck the side of a box truck belonging to the University of Connecticut.

A UConn spokesperson said the truck was making a delivery to the university's Avery Point campus from Storrs.

UConn said it is assisting Norwich police with the investigation.

The rider's identity has not been released.

A cause remains under investigation.

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