A 42-year-old Hartford man was killed in a crash with a tractor-trailer on Interstate 91 in Hartford Monday night, according to state police.
Police said Pedro Rivera was driving on I-91 north near exit 33 around 10:45 p.m. when he lost control of his vehicle and veered off the road.
When Rivera veered back on to I-91, the Toyota Corolla he was driving was hit by a tractor-trailer was traveling north.
Rivera was taken to Hartford Hospital, where he died of his injuries, state police said. The other driver was not injured.
State police are investigating the crash, which shut the highway down for several hours overnight. The road has reopened.
Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call State Police Troop H at 860-534-1000.
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