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