Plainville man killed in motorcycle crash

Published on Friday, 19 August 2022 12:18


EAST HARTFORD – A Plainville man was killed in a motorcycle crash in East Hartford on Thursday.

State police on Friday identified the victim as Glenn Pelletier, of Broad Street in Plainville. He was 51 years old. 

State police said Pelletier, driving a 2005 Harley Davidson, was driving in the left of two lanes on Route 2 eastbound, near Exit 5, around 9:13 p.m. when he struck a concrete barrier on the left side of the road. State police said the cause of the crash at this point is “unknown.”

Following the collision, state police said, Pelletier was thrown from the bike. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.

Any witnesses to the crash have been encouraged to contact Trooper Evan Goddard at 860-534-1000 or 

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the crash and may have pertinent dashcam footage has also been asked to contact Goddard. Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or   

Posted in The Bristol Press, Plainville on Friday, 19 August 2022 12:18. Updated: Friday, 19 August 2022 12:21.