Manchester town employee hit by car

(WFSB file photo)

One person is dead after a motorcycle collided with a guardrail in Manchester on Saturday afternoon, police said.

The crash took place in the area of 267 Highland Street just after 4 p.m.

Police said the motorcyclist was traveling east on Highland Street at a high speed, lost control, and hit a guardrail.

According to police, the operator was thrown from the motorcycle and was pronounced dead on scene.

The person’s identification is pending the notification of next of kin.

Police said the road was closed for several hours following the crash, but has since reopened.

The crash is under investigation and anyone who witnessed the incident should contact Manchester Police at 860-645-5560.

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