1 dead after Route 190 crash in Somers

SOMERS, Conn. (WTNH)– A serious accident involving a tractor trailer truck on Thursday afternoon has left one man dead in Somers.

Connecticut State Police say that 42-year-old Chad Mason of Stafford Springs has died as a result of injuries sustained in the crash.

Route 190 was shut down between Turnpike Road and Battle Road after the truck crashed into wire rope guardrails, a utility pole and a tree.

The route remained closed for several hours following the collision.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time. The incident remains under investigation.

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