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19-Year-Old Motorcyclist Killed In Crash

Kennedy Drive at the intersection of Alvord Park Road in Torrington.
Kennedy Drive at the intersection of Alvord Park Road in Torrington. Photo Credit: Google Maps

An area teenager is dead after crashing his motorcycle over the weekend.

Members of the Torrington Police Department were dispatched near the intersection of Kennedy Drive and Alvord Park Road at approximately 11:45 a.m. on Saturday morning, where there was a report of a motorcycle crash.

Upon arrival, police said that officers found a motorcycle off the road, in a nearby wooded area. The driver, later identified as 19-year-old Torrington resident Jason Gaspar, was found dead not far from the vehicle. The initial investigation led to a lengthy closure on the normally busy roadway.

Police said that the Torrington Police Department’s Accident Investigation Team has taken over the investigation. Anyone with information regarding the crash has been asked to contact Det. James Crean by calling (860) 489-2061.

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