Crash, car fire on I-91 north in Rocky Hill leaves one dead

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ROCKY HILL, Conn. (WTNH) — A crash and car fire on Interstate-91 north in Rocky Hill Monday has turned fatal.

The Department of Transportation reported the crash occurred around 5:45 p.m. and involved one vehicle.

Troopers said the vehicle left the roadway and entered the grass median for an unknown reason, and then struck the concrete bridge support. The vehicle then landed on top of the metal beam guide rail.

The sole occupant of the vehicle has been pronounced deceased, officials said. Troopers are still working to identify the victim.

Three lanes between Exits 23 and 24 were closed on I-91 north, and have since reopened.

State police as anyone who witnessed this incident to call TFC John Wilson #1060, at Troop H, at 860-534-1098 or through email at john.wilson@ct.gov.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.

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