Windsor man killed in Route 72 crash

New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on I-10 West near Airline Highway...
New Orleans Police are investigating a fatal motorcycle crash on I-10 West near Airline Highway early Saturday morning.
Published: Sep. 18, 2022 at 11:24 PM EDT|Updated: Sep. 19, 2022 at 8:10 AM EDT
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PLAINVILLE, Conn. (WFSB) - A man from Windsor was killed in a motorcycle crash that happened on Route 72 east in Plainville.

State police identified the rider as 47-year-old Kendell Alston.

The Department of Transportation reported that Route 72 was closed just before 3 p.m. on Sunday as a result of the crash.

It happened in the area of exit 3.

State police said Alston struck a guardrail barrier on the left side of the highway.

He was ejected from the motorcycle and pronounced dead on the scene.

Troopers are looking into what led to the crash.

Anyone with information or dash cam video was asked to contact state police at 860-534-1000.