A 25-year-old Milford man died Thursday evening after losing control of his motorcycle on Rt. 8 in Waterbury.

According to State Police, James Laird, of Meadow Park Drive in Milford, was driving on Rt. 8, about a quarter mile south of the Exit 36 on-ramp, at 7:14 p.m. when he lost control of his motorcycle and came to rest in the center median.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The accident is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Rivera, 203-267-2240, extension 4327.