East Hartford man dies in I-84 crash

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(WTIC Radio) - Connecticut State Police are investigating a deadly Thursday afternoon crash on I-84 in East Hartford.

Troopers say it's unknown why Yomar Berrios, 18, of East Hartford, lost control of the 2005 Honda Accord he was driving around 5:45 p.m. on I-84 Westbound near Exit 56.

Berrios slammed into the back of a box truck before further losing control and slammed into a tractor trailer that was ahead of the box truck.

State Police say Berrios was pronounced dead at Hartford Hospital.

Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Trooper Michael Dean with Connecticut State Police - Troop H in Hartford by phone at (860) 534-1098 or by email Michael.Dean@ct.gov.

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