CROMWELL, Conn. — State police are investigating a fatal crash of a tractor-trailer on Interstate 91 in Cromwell overnight, officials said.
According to state police, the crash was reported just before 11:30 p.m. Monday.
Nicholas Davidowicz, 31, of Newton, Massachusetts, was killed in the crash.
Davidowicz was standing outside his Toyota Prius which was stopped in the right and center southbound lanes, according to state police. A tractor-trailer was also traveling south on the highway when it came up on the stopped car and swerved to avoid a collision. Police said Davidowicz ran from the center to the left lane and was struck by the truck. The truck then hit the car and rolled over. The truck driver was not injured.
The highway was closed in the area of exit 21 into the morning.
Witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Trooper Michael Dean at Troop H 860-534-1098.
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