Man from Mass. dies in motorcycle accident on Buckley Highway in Union

UNION, Conn. (WTNH) — A man from Massachusetts has died after a fatal car accident on Buckley Highway in Union on Thursday night.

According to dispatch, there was a motor vehicle accident involving a motorcycle on 1204 Buckley Highway around 5:30 p.m.

Officials say 27-year-old Christopher Larson of Brookfield, Massachusetts was driving eastbound on Buckley Highway (Rt. 171) in Union when he lost control while negotiating a turn. The motorcycle went on its side and struck a tree.

Larson was ejected from the motorcycle and sustained fatal injuries.

LifeStar was called to the accident, but was later cancelled.

Police say motorists should expect the roadway to be closed for an extended amount of time.

State Police are continuing to investigate the accident. If you witnessed the accident, you are asked to call police at (860) 896-3222.

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