Police identify 22-year-old man killed in Vernon crash


VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the 22-year-old man who was killed in a truck crash in Vernon on Monday morning.

Police say 22-year-old Marcellus Davis, of Vernon, was killed after the BMW he was driving collided with a box truck on Route 30, near Merline Road.

Davis was transported to Rockville General Hospital where he was pronounced dead, according to Vernon police.

The driver of the box truck, 61-year-old Victor Zetterstrom, of Rocky Hill, was taken to St Francis Hospital for treatment of serious injuries. His current condition is unknown.

DOT officials say the Route 30 area between Merline Road and Dobson Road was closed for a while due to a car, truck collision. Around 7 a.m. Monday, officials reported the scene was cleared.

The crash remains under investigation and no charges have been filed at this time. Anyone with information is asked to call Vernon Police.

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