PD: 1 killed in tractor trailer crash in Wallingford - WFSB 3 Connecticut

PD: 1 killed in tractor trailer crash in Wallingford

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WALLINGFORD, CT (WFSB) -

A crash involving a tractor trailer in Wallingford on Monday morning has left one person dead.

Connecticut State Police said the truck crashed into a tree off I-91 south.

The crash happened just before 2 a.m, police said, when the truck veered off the right side of the highway into the trees and caught fire.

The driver, identified as Danilo Maia of New Jersey, was killed in the crash.

The crash has cleared and all of the lanes on the highway are open. 

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