Police say 45-year-old Joseph Madona of 25 Sims Lane lost control of his motorcycle and crashed off the side of the road in the area of 607 Route 149 in Colchester at about 7 p.m.
He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The Norwich Bulletin reports that Madona’s motorcycle struck a telephone pole.
Trooper McElroy confirmed that Madona was wearing a helmet but declined to comment on whether intoxication, excessive speed or road conditions were the cause of the accident, saying only that the accident is still under investigation.
Anyone with information that could help the investigation is asked to call Trooper McElroy at 860-537-7500 Ext 4066.
Posted September 22, 2012
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