24-year-old Milford man dies in motorcycle accident on Route 8 in Waterbury

Courtesy: CT DOT

WATERBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — A 24-year-old motorcyclist has died in an accident in Waterbury on Thursday night.

State police says James Laird, of Milford, was traveling south on Route 8 when he lost control of his motorcycle near exit 36 and it ended up in the center median.

Laird was pronounced dead on scene from his injuries.

The left lane at exit 36 on Route 8 in Waterbury was closed for a while because of the accident. They say the motorcycle was the only vehicle involved in the accident.

The accident remains under investigation.


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