Long Island man dies in tractor trailer crash on I-91 in Wallingford

WALLINGFORD — A Long Island man died after the tractor trailer he was driving went down an embankment along Interstate 91 north and struck a tree early Friday morning.

State police identified the man as Ashley Bennett, 41, of Uniondale, New York. He was unresponsive when state police arrived and was pronounced dead at Yale-New Haven Hospital,

The crash occurred about 4:45 a.m. near exit 14.

The right and center lanes of the highway were closed for several hours. 

Anyone with information is asked to call state police at 203-393-4200.

– Record-Journal staff 

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