Police Identify Victim in Fatal Motorcycle Crash in Torrington

Torrington police
NBC Connecticut

A motorcyclist has died after a crash in Torrington on Sunday night.

Officers were called to a motorcycle crash on Winsted Road around 8 p.m.

When police arrived, they said they found a motorcycle on its side in the center of the road and the driver was found just south of the motorcycle on the side of the road.

Police identified the motorcyclist as 53-year-old John Watson, of Torrington. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to investigators, a driver that was behind the motorcycle came upon the crash and called 911.

Police said the motorcycle was driving south on Winsted Road at the time of the crash. At this time, there is no report of any other vehicles involved in the crash and there were no witnesses, authorities added.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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