A 47-year-old Massachusetts man was killed in a three-vehicle crash involving a passenger bus on Interstate 84 East in Willington on Saturday night.
Authorities said a bus carrying 52 passengers from New York to Boston and a truck towing a trailer were involved in the crash between exits 70 and 71 around 8:30 p.m.
The operator of the truck, llidio Decastro, 47, of Marlborough, Massachusetts, was ejected from the vehicle and pronounced dead at the scene. Investigators said Decastro was not wearing a seat belt.
The people on the bus were not injured.
The collision is still under investigation and any witnesses are asked to call Trooper Sackett of Connecticut State Police Troop C at (860)896-3222, ext 8033.
I-84 E between 70-71 was closed for about five hours as police investigated.