Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Route 8 in Torrington

By Ari Mason and LeAnne Gendreau
|  Tuesday, Jan 14, 2014  |  Updated 8:07 AM EDT
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Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash on Route 8 in Torrington

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A Torrington man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 8 southbound in town on Monday evening.

Police have identified the motorcyclist as Perry Polderman, 53, of Torrington.

Poderman went off the road three-tenths of a mile south of exit 46 and hit the guardrail, police said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Following the crash, Route 8 southbound was shut down near exit 46.

Police continue to investigate.

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