Man killed in one-car crash on I-95 north in Stamford

A file photo of Connecticut State police lights.
A file photo of Connecticut State police lights.(WFSB)
Published: Jun. 1, 2023 at 4:40 AM EDT|Updated: Jun. 1, 2023 at 9:38 AM EDT
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STAMFORD, CT (WFSB) - One person was killed in a crash that happened along Interstate 95 north in Stamford early Thursday morning.

State police identified the victim as 26-year-old Emmanuel Pierre of Worcester, MA.

Troopers said the crash happened just before 12:30 a.m. in the area of exit 8.

They said Pierre left the right lane for an unknown reason and hit a metal beam guard rail in the right shoulder.

Pierre then crossed all three lanes of travel and hit the concrete barrier in the median. His vehicle came to an controlled rest over the center and right lanes.

State police closed the highway between exits 8 and 9 overnight for their investigation. It has since reopened.

Anyone with information about what happened was asked to contact state police.