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Cos Cob Man, 60, Killed When Motorcycle Crashes Into Sign In Ridgefield

A 60-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Route 35.
A 60-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Route 35. Photo Credit: Pixabay

A 60-year-old man was killed in a single-vehicle crash in Northern Fairfield County.

The crash happened just after 11 a.m., Saturday, Aug. 1 on a stretch of Route 35 in Ridgefield, police said.

The victim, identified as John Lienhardt, 60, of Cos Cob, was traveling eastbound when his motorcycle went off the roadway, striking a road sign, Ridgefield Police said.

He was then treated at the scene and transported to the Danbury Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries. 

The investigation is ongoing. 

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