- Associated Press - Monday, June 15, 2015

VERNON, Conn. (AP) - A man in his 60s is dead after he lost control of his motorcycle and ran off the road in a suburb of Hartford.

Police say the crash happened Saturday on Bolton Road in Vernon at about 10:30 p.m. He was not wearing a helmet.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His name has not been released.

Police say no other vehicles were involved in the accident.

The road was shut down for four hours Saturday night and into early Sunday morning as police investigated.

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