One person was killed in a head-on collision on Interstate 84 West in Vernon early Sunday morning.
State Police Troops H and C received multiple calls to report a wrong way driver in the HOV lane on I-84 Westbound in Vernon, police said.
That vehicle, a 2004 Infinity G53 operated by Giselle Garcia, collided with a vehicle operated by Jeanne
Krapf of Ashford under the Exit 65 overpass, police said.
Krapf, 52, was pronounced dead at the scene.
Garcia was transported to Hartford Hospital via Life Star.
The accident is still under investigation.
State police said they responded to 281 crashes, including 59 with injuries.
State police made 59 driving under the influence arrests under the holiday weekend. There were 251 seatbelt violations, 2,151 speeding violations and 3,929 hazardous moving violations arrests.