A 67-year-old Ridgefield man was killed Tuesday when he lost control of his motorcycle on Danbury Road (Route 7 South).

Joseph Swiatek was heading south in the area of Italia Mia restaurant when he lost control of the motorcycle at approximately 2:33 p.m., police said.

He was ejected from the bike into the northbound lane where he was struck by two vehicles -- first by a Kenworth Construction Roloff garbage truck and then by a Subaru Impreza, according to police.

Swiatek was pronounced dead at the scene.

Danbury Road was closed at Still River Drive northbound and at Dodd Road southbound Tuesday from 2:40 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The crash remains under investigation.

Witnesses are asked to contact Officer Ray White or Officer Brian Peloso at New Milford Police Department 860-355-3133.

Susan Tuz