A 16-year-old has died and two other people are seriously injured after a crash on Interstate 384 East in Manchester on Saturday morning.
State police said a vehicle was traveling on I-384 eastbound near exit 2 shortly before 5 a.m. when it lost control, traveled from the right side of the highway to the left side, went into the median and struck a tree.
According to investigators, the vehicle broke into two pieces and landed in the grassy median.
One person was pronounced dead at the scene, troopers said.
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Police said they identified the deceased occupant through fingerprint analysis and they released his name on Wednesday as 16-year-old Ramon Quinones, of Hartford.
Two people who were in the vehicle were transported to the hospital to be treated for suspected serious injuries, state police added.
The crash closed I-384 east between exits 1 and 2 for hours on Saturday morning.
The cause of the crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Tpr. Paola Garces at Troop H at (860) 534-1000 or by email at email@example.com.