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Fatal crash on Route 8, near exit 35 ramp, in Waterbury

WATERBURY — Connecticut State Police said that the northbound, exit 35 off ramp is closed following a serious motorcycle crash in Waterbury.

The crash happened at East Aurora Street and Route 73, which was impacting traffic on the off ramp.

The driver was passing Exit 36 when, for unknown reasons, he lost control of his motorcycle and came to rest in the center median. The driver was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is still under investigation.