One killed in West Haven I-95 crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

One killed in West Haven I-95 crash

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WEST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

A man was killed in an overnight crash on Interstate-95 in West Haven.

State police identified the victim as 37-year-old Thomas Lane of Bridgeport.

Troopers said Lane was traveling on I-95 north near exit 42 when he lost control of his vehicle and struck another vehicle driven by 46-year-old James Lubwama.

Lane's vehicle rolled over and hit a metal beam guide rail.

The vehicle then rolled along a grass embankment near the exit 42 entrance ramp and struck an overhead metal pole, which supported an exit 42 Department of Transportation traffic sign.

The impact was so significant that the engine compartment was dislodged from the cabin portion of the vehicle, according to state police.

Troopers said they saw that Lane had suffered a significant head wound and other unknown injuries.

He died at the hospital.

Lubwama was not hurt.

State police said what caused Lane to lose control remains under investigation.

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