GRISWOLD, Conn. (WTNH) — Connecticut State Police responded to a fatal vehicle crash on Interstate-395 southbound in Griswold Thursday night.
State police said troopers were dispatched to the area near the Exit 24 off-ramp at around 10:07 p.m.
A preliminary investigation revealed that a Peterbilt 378 truck that was hauling a car carrier traveled off the roadway, through a metal guardrail, went down the steep embankment, and crashed into a tree.
The 64-year-old man operating the truck was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as Kevin Scott of Pepperell, Massachusetts.
This collision remains under investigation, troopers said. Any witnesses to the collision are urged to contact TPR Workman #568 at 860-848-6500 ext. 5059.