A 20-year-old Meriden man is dead after a wrong-way crash on Interstate 91 North in New Haven on Tuesday morning.
State Police said Libni A. Nunez Jr., 20, of Meriden, was driving the wrong way on I-91 North just after 4:30 a.m. when his Chevy Colbalt hit a tractor-trailer head-on.
Nunez was pronounced dead at the scene. The tractor-trailer driver was not injured.
The highway was closed between exits 2 and 3, but officials have cleared the scene and the highway has reopened.
State police are investigating and ask witnesses to call Trooper Spina at Troop G at 203-696-2500.