One person has died in a two-car crash on Route 44/Mashamoquet Road in Pomfret, according to state police.
Police said 49-year-old Theodore Bolduc, of Willington, was driving a delivery van for S&D Coffee eastbound on Route 44 near the intersection with Drown Road when his vehicle drifted across the center line, hit a tractor-trailer, then struck a utility pole.
The driver of the tractor-trailer, Thomas D. Thompson, 25, of the Central Village section of Pomfret, was not injured, police said.
Route 44 was closed between Route 97 and Drown Road in Pomfret following the crash.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Connecticut State Police Troop D at 860-848-6500.