Troopers request information after motorcyclist is killed in Clinton

Emergency responders on the scene of a serious crash involving a motorcycle on Interstate 95 in Clinton (WTNH / Ron Kauffman)

CLINTON, Conn. (WTNH) — State police are working to get more details about a crash on I-95 North in Clinton on Thursday afternoon, that killed 56-year-old motorcyclist, Glenn Papoun.

At roughly 1:30 p.m., troopers responded to I-95 North on a report of a crash, almost a mile north of exit 62 in Clinton. Their investigation revealed that 56-year-old Glenn Papoun was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle northbound when he began to heavily brake, veering off the roadway and into a metal beam guard rail.

Original Story: I-95 north reopens after Clinton motorcycle crash

The Naugatuck man was thrown from his bike following the collision, and troopers say he succumbed to his injuries at the scene.

In a release, Connecticut State Police say they are “actively seeking witnesses to this crash and/or anyone who may have information in regards to this traffic crash.” Those with any relevant information are asked to call Troop F in Westbrook at (860) 399-2100.

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