Rhode Island man dead, another hurt after multi-vehicle crash on Rt. 49 in North Stonington

New London

NORTH STONINGTON, Conn. (WTNH)– A Rhode Island man has died and another is injured following Monday’s multi-vehicle crash in North Stonington.

According to Connecticut State Police, a Honda, driven by 39-year-old Ryan Peter Poland, was traveling northbound on Pendleton Hill Road (Route 49) near Interstate 95 when it collided with a GMC traveling south.

Poland was taken to Westerly Hospital where he later died. The second driver, who is also from Rhode Island, was taken to Rhode Island Hospital to treat his injuries.

Route 49 was closed but has since reopened.

The crash remains under investigation. Those with information should contact Trooper Hart at Troop E in Montville.

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