Department of Transportation

Police ID Driver in Deadly Crash Involving DOT Truck on I-95 in Westbrook

Police have identified the person who died after a crash involving a Department of Transportation truck in Westbrook on Saturday morning.

DOT officials said a tree crew was doing work between exits 64 and 65 in Westbrook when a vehicle entered the work zone and hit a bucket truck being used by a crew member around 7:30 a.m.

The driver of the vehicle that hit the DOT truck has died, a DOT spokesperson said. Police have identified the driver as 35-year-old Shannon Marcus Carey-Wilson, of New Haven. 

The southbound side of the highway between exits 64 and 65 was closed for hours on Saturday morning, but it has since reopened. Traffic was being diverted off of exit 65. 

According to officials, there was also a crew member stuck in the air in the bucket of the DOT truck that was hit. The crew member was rescued and was not injured.

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