One person has died in a motorcycle crash in Union on Wednesday morning, state police said.
A 2005 Honda CBR10 was traveling westbound on Interstate 84 close to the Massachusetts state line around 3:30 a.m. Police said the motorcycle ran off the left side of the highway and "collided with the metal beam guardrail in the center median."
The operator was ejected from the motorcycle, which police said came to rest near Exit 74. The motorcyclist died at the scene, state police said.
#CTtraffic: I-84 wb x74 Union left lane closed for one vehicle crash with life-threatening injury. Reduce speed traveling though area.— CT State Police (@CT_STATE_POLICE) December 20, 2017
Police have not released the name of the motorcyclist involved in the crash. The next of kin have not been notified of the crash.
Eastbound and westbound lanes of I-84 were closed during the state police investigation. The highway completely reopened around 10:30 a.m.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by Connecticut State Police. Anyone with any information is asked to call the Connecticut State Police at 860-896-3200.
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