A 43-year-old Stratford man is dead after a crash on Interstate 95 North in Fairfield early this morning.
State police identified the man as James A. Mindrum. They said he was involved in a a crash near exit 23 just before 2 a.m. Monday and pronounced dead at the scene.
Witnesses told state police that it appeared Mindrum went off the right shoulder without slowing down. He then went through a guardrail, down an embankment and hit a tree, according to state police.
The right lane of I-95 North was closed for around three hours.
Police are investigating the crash.
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