BETHEL — A man was killed Sunday in a motorcycle crash near the intersection of Mansfield Street and Fleetwood Avenue.

The man, whose identity was not released, was driving east on Mansfield Street around 5:20 p.m. when he veered off the paved portion of the road, crashed into a grassy traffic island and was thrown from the vehicle, police said. Authorities found the man in the roadway.

He was taken by ambulance to Danbury Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Police said they are withholding his identity pending notification of the family.

Bethel police are investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Jason Broad at 203-744-7900.