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Man killed after crashing into a bear in Harwinton

Crash happened on Rt 222
Credit: FOX61

HARWINTON, Conn. — A Plymouth man was killed  after his motorcycle struck a bear in the roadway Saturday night.

According to Connecticut State Police, Thomas Kovalik was riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle on Route 222 in Harwinton when he hit the bear was in the road.

The 65-year-old Kovalik was taken to Charlotte Hungerford Hospital in Torrington where he later died.

The crash is under investigation.

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