Hartford man killed in highway crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Hartford man killed in highway crash

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A Hartford man was killed late Monday night when the car he was driving was struck by a tractor trailer. 

According to state police, Pedro Rivera, 42, was driving on Interstate 91 northbound near exit 33 when he lost control of the car.

Troopers said the car traveled onto the right grass shoulder, then veered back left onto the highway. 

A tractor trailer driven by a Chicago man struck the car when it veered back left. 

Rivera was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.

The incident shut down the highway late Monday night.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with information is asked to contact state police at 860-534-1000.

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