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Motorcyclist killed in Route 2 crash

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EAST HARTFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A deadly motorcycle crash closed Route 2 westbound in East Hartford Wednesday night. It reopened several hours later.

State police said Steven Lafontaine, 50, of South Windsor was traveling westbound to I-84 eastbound when his Harley Davidson motorcycle struck the metal beam of a guardrail around 7:30 p.m.

Troopers said Lafontaine's bike left the roadway and shoulder. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Squad responded to the scene. The cause of the crash remained under investigation on Thursday.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash was asked to call state police at 860-534-1000.

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