WATERFORD, Conn. (WTNH) – A man is dead after a crash Friday on Interstate 395 in Waterford.

State police said two drivers were heading north onto the Exit 5 on-ramp, one in front of the other, when the first driver slowed down due to oncoming traffic. The second driver, David Mcelroy, crashed into the back of the vehicle, authorities said.

The first vehicle was sent into a tailspin and crashed into the center median of the I-395 Exit 5 on-ramp. State police said Mcelroy’s vehicle continued north until it hit the right shoulder of the same on-ramp. 

Mcelroy was taken to the hospital, where state police said he died.

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Troop E at (860) 848-6500.