Tractor-trailer driver dead after crash on I-95

Report It! / Arlene Morrison

WESTPORT, Conn. (WTNH) — A 43-year-old tractor-trailer driver is dead after a crash on I-95 in Westport.

Report It! / Arlene Morrison
Report It! / Arlene Morrison

According to Connecticut State Police, 43-year-old Issiaga Isaac Toure of Massachusetts was driving a tractor-trailer in the right lane on I-95 in Westport on Friday morning. Troopers say for an unknown reason, the tractor-trailer drifted off of the road, where it struck and went through a metal beam guardrail. The tractor-trailer then hit a lamp pole and a metal highway sign before striking the bridge support for the Sasco Creek Road overpass.

Toure was pronounced dead at the scene.

Troopers say they are still investigating this crash.

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