Route 85 in Colchester reopened after fatal accident, victim identified

New London

COLCHESTER, Conn (WTNH) — Route 85 near Homonick Road in Colchester has reopened after a fatal motorcycle accident closed the road for over four hours, according to state police.

Ricky Ayala, 33, of Colchester, was on his motorcycle when he lost control, entered the grassy area adjacent to the right shoulder and sustained fatal injuries, according to state police.

The Department of Transportation reported the area closed around 3:10 p.m. due to the motorcycle accident, and has since reopened.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call State Police in Colchester at (860) 465-5400.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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