Police responded to the area around 3: 30 p.m. Saturday afternoon. Brian Kleinhen,47 of Southington, was traveling on the connecting Ramp from Route 72 east to Route 9 south, when he struck the guard rail.
Kleinhen was thrown from his bike and hit the guard rail. Officials pronounced him dead at the scene.
The case remains ongoing. Police are asking anyone with information to please contact Trooper Karadimos #711 at (860)534-1000
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