Ansonia man killed in rollover crash on Route 9 in Middletown

A file photo of Connecticut State police lights.
A file photo of Connecticut State police lights.(WFSB)
Published: Jan. 3, 2023 at 4:46 PM EST|Updated: Jan. 4, 2023 at 8:02 AM EST
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MIDDLETOWN, CT (WFSB) – A man was killed in a rollover crash on Route 9 south in Middletown on Tuesday.

State police identified the victim as 33-year-old Vance Jenkins of Ansonia.

Shortly after 3 p.m., the crash was reported just south of exit 12.

While he negotiated a curve in the roadway, Jenkins struck the barrier in the median, and then his vehicle traveled through the right lane and right shoulder and struck a slight embankment and light pole.

The vehicle rolled over and came to a final rest on its roof.

Jenkins was unresponsive and pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.

The crash remained under investigation as of Wednesday morning. Anyone with information about what happened was encouraged to contact Connecticut State Police at 860-399-2100.