A 73-year-old Manchester man was killed when his car was struck from behind early Friday morning.
According to police, Solomon Reid was killed when a vehicle driven by 21-year-old Epifanio Garcia, also of Manchester, struck his car near the intersection of Oakland Street and Tolland Turnpike.
Police said Reid was transported to Saint Francis Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
Garcia was transported to Hartford Hospital for minor injuries.
This incident is currently under investigation by the Manchester Police Department Traffic Unit and the Metro Traffic Accident Reconstruction Team.
Anyone who may have witnessed the collision or has additional information should contact Manchester police at 860-645-5560.
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