According to officials, around 7:20 a.m., Connecticut State Police learned of the crash on Norwich Road at the intersection with Butts Bridge Road.
At the scene, authorities learned that 26-year-old Anthony Burgess was riding a motorcycle when it collided with the back of the truck.
Burgess was later pronounced deceased at a local hospital.
The driver of the truck, a Brooklyn, Conn. man, was not hurt.
The collision remains under investigation.