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1 Dead After Truck Crashes Off Highway

One person is dead and another is in the hospital after a pickup crashed off Interstate 95 in Guilford on Wednesday morning and landed in the woods below, off State Street, which runs under the highway. (Published Wednesday, May 27, 2015)

A Bronx, New York man is dead and a Greenwich man is hospitalized with serious injuries after a pickup crashed off Interstate 95 in Guilford on Wednesday morning and landed in the woods below, according to state police.

The driver of the pickup, Kastriot Lulaj, 44, of the Bronx, died after being transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, according to state police.

The passenger, Scott Phillips, 53, of Greenwich, was also taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he is reported to be in serious condition. His injuries are not considered life-threatening, police said. 

Police said the two men were in the pickup when it went off the highway about a mile north of the exit 58 ramp at 5:43 a.m., landed several feet below in the woods off State Street, which runs below the highway, state police said.

 

State police are trying to determine why the driver lost control and they ask anyone with information to call Troop F in Westbrook at 860-399-2100.


 

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