FARMINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A motorcyclist from Bridgeport died in a crash Monday night on Interstate 84 in Farmington.

The crash happened just after 6 p.m. near Exit 36.

State police said the motorcyclist, 37-year-old Jason Paul Bisson, traveled from the right shoulder into the right lane, then lost control and crossed into the center lane, colliding with the SUV.

Troopers said that Bisson was thrown off the motorcycle and was pronounced dead at the scene.

The SUV driver, a 35-year-old man from New Jersey, and four passengers were not hurt in the crash.

Witnesses are asked to contact Trooper Michael Dean #416 at Troop H at (860) 534-1098 or through email at