Teen killed in rollover crash on I-95 South in East Lyme

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(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.

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