Police: Motorcyclist crashes into telephone pole and dies

A motorcyclist crashed in Winchester Friday night and died, according to police.

It happened just after 9:30 p.m. on East Wakefield Boulevard.

Investigators say 29-year-old Charles Godshall, of Winsted, lost control and crashed into a telephone police. He was found next to the pole with his motorcycle 15 feet away.

Godshall was wearing a helmet and first responders performed CPR for 20 minutes before he was pronounced dead.

Authorities are investigating the crash.