NORWICH — A Wallingford man died after a tractor-trailer he was driving struck an overpass on Interstate 395 south Monday afternoon, state police said.
State police identified Robert Neubig, 61, of Wallingford as the driver who died Monday. A passenger, Joseph Spezzano, 41, of Northford, was not injured. Police responded to the accident on I-395 by exit 11 around 12:19 p.m. Monday.
Police determined Neubig was hauling an overheight trailer, which struck an overpass. Neubig lost control and the vehicle turned onto its side, police said. The tractor section ignited and came to a stop blocking the highway, police said.