WESTBROOK, Conn. — A fatal crash shut down Horse Hill Road (Route 145) just north of I-95 in Westbrook all night Saturday due to a fatal motor vehicle accident.
State Police identify the victim as 29-year-old Patrick John Mezick of Monroe.
State Police also say that Mezick died as a result of the collision and the driver of the tractor trailer unit, Robert Cohen, 45 of Bridgeport, was not injured.
The crash happened about 8:15 p.m. last night.
State Police Troop F says it involved a car and an oil tanker truck.
Route 145 is closed between Break Neck Hill Road and Ortner Drive.
The road re-opened just before 6:30 this morning.
This is still an active case that is under investigation.