Crash involving tractor-trailer reported on I-91 South in Rocky - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Crash involving tractor-trailer reported on I-91 South in Rocky Hill

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A car crashed into a tractor-trailer on the southbound side of Interstate 91 in Rocky Hill early Saturday morning. (WFSB) A car crashed into a tractor-trailer on the southbound side of Interstate 91 in Rocky Hill early Saturday morning. (WFSB)
ROCKY HILL, CT (WFSB) -

A Saturday morning crash on the southbound side of Interstate 91 in Rocky Hill was deadly.

State police identified the victim as 30-year-old Justin Wilkie of Middletown.

I-91 was closed Exits 24 and 23 after a crash around 3:10 a.m. on Saturday.

State police said a tractor trailer was parked on the side of the highway when it was struck from behind by a Ford Fusion driven by 27-year-old Brian Gorman of Manchester.

The car veered off the road into the tractor trailer, troopers said.

Gorman was transported to Hartford Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

Wilkie, however, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the tractor trailer was not hurt.

State police said the crash remains under investigation.

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