Police have released the names of both drivers killed in a wrong-way driving accident on I-91 in Wethersfield early Sunday morning.
State police said 22-year-old Albert Correa was driving south on the northbound side of I-91 near exit 26 when he struck the vehicle of 34-year-old Jonathan Villalobos, of Springfield, Mass.
According to authorities, Correa was pronounced dead at the scene. Villalobos was taken to Hartford Hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.
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The highway was shutdown for several hours in that area around 6 a.m. The highway has since been reopened and the crash remains under investigation.