(WTNH) — A deadly rollover crash caused Interstate-95 South to close between Exits 74-73 in East Lyme early Monday.
State Police told News 8 a driver was killed after their Honda Civic struck a tree around 2 a.m. Monday. Police identified the driver as 18-year-old Joey Gaudreau-Mitchell of Storrs.
State police said Gaudreau-Mitchell’s car traveled out of the left lane, across the left shoulder, and into a median where it struck a post. The car then went back into the roadway and struck a concrete base and guardrail.
The car then went airborne before rolling over and hitting a tree.
Gaudreau-Mitchell was pronounced dead at the scene.
The scene is now clear, and the roadway has reopened.
News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.