Hartford Man Killed in Motorcycle Crash in Wethersfield

A 31-year-old Hartford man died after his motorcycle and another crashed on Route 5/15 North in Wethersfield early Tuesday morning, according to state police.

Police said Julio Rodriguez, 31, of Hartford, and another motorcyclist were traveling north on Route 5/15 in Wethersfield when they lost control just after 1 a.m. Tuesday and a hit a guardrail

Rodriguez was pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police.

They said the other motorcyclist’s injuries are not life-threatening. He was taken to Hartford Hospital.

Route 15 northbound was closed at exit 85 but has reopened.

An accident reconstruction team was called in to investigate.

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