Police Identify Victim of Fatal Crash on I-84

Tuesday, Nov 19, 2013  |  Updated 4:32 PM EDT
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There is a fatality in a crash in Tolland this morning that has closed the highway.

Audrey Washington, Sean Tallant

There is a fatality in a crash in Tolland this morning that has closed the highway.

Gabriel N. Miller of Durham has been identified as the victim of a fatal crash on Interstate 84 in Tolland.

The crash happened around 7 a.m. Tuesday near exit 68 on I-84 westbound, according to police.

Miller, 24, was traveling eastbound on I-84 in Tolland when his car veered off the road and into the center median. Police said the car went down an embankment and crossed the concrete barrier onto the westbound side of the highway, colliding with two other cars. Miller was pronounced dead at the scene.

The drivers of the two other cars have been identified as 60-year-old New Hampshire resident Robert C. Holmes and 57-year-old Laurent B. St. Hilaire, of Maine. Holmes received a non-capacitating injury and St. Hilaire was not injured, according to police.

The highway was closed this morning between exits 68 and 67. Traffic was diverted at exit 68.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact State Police Trooper Loftis at 860-896-3200.

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