Update: One person killed in tractor-trailer accident on I-95 Friday morning


FAIRFIELD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police say one person died in an accident between a tractor-trailer and car on I-95 in Fairfield Friday morning.

The accident happened south of Exit 19 just after midnight when the tractor-trailer – driven by Ernesto Gorajuria Gamboa of Hialeah, Florida – collided with a Hyundai Veloster driven by 26-year-old Cathi Anne Silva of Shelton.

Silva was pronounced dead on the scene from injuries suffered in the accident.

The collision caused a massive fire on I-95 Southbound between Exits 19 and 18.

Stay tuned for updates.

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