SHELTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A man died after crashing his motorcycle on Route 8 in Shelton Sunday morning, Connecticut State Police said.

According to CSP, 33-year-old Julian Torres III of Naugatuck was traveling south on Route 8 on a Suzuki Motorcycle in the area of Exit 12 in Shelton just after 12 a.m. when he veered toward the center median. He became separated from the motorcycle and collided with the metal beam guardrail in the center median.

Torres III succumbed to his injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the crash or who witnessed the collision is urged to contact Trooper Patrick Miko of CSP at (203) 393-4200 or via Additionally, anyone with a dashcam or footage of the incident is asked to contact the police.

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