Deadly crash causes delays on I-84 east in Tolland

Deadly crash causes delays on I-84 east in Tolland
Published: Jan. 23, 2023 at 3:29 PM EST
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TOLLAND, CT (WFSB) – A deadly crash is causing delays on I-84 east in Tolland Monday afternoon.

The Department of Transportation said the right and center lanes are closed between exits 68 and 69.

State police said a driver lost control of his Mercedes and was struck by a tractor trailer.

The car then became stuck underneath the trailer, police said.

Authorities said the driver of the Mercedes was taken to Hartford Hospital where he later died.

He was identified as Stephen Gharabegian, 59, of Lexington, Massachusetts.

State police asked drivers to plan for delays and seek alternate routes.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to call Trooper Daniel Hill at 860-896-3200 x8006 or email Daniel.Hill@ct.gov. State police are also interested in drivers who may have dash camera footage of the crash.

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