Man Dies After Crash in Waterbury

Waterbury police cruiser
NBC Connecticut

A man has died after a crash in Waterbury early Wednesday morning.

Police responded to the area of South Main Street at Verzier Street at 12:06 a.m.

They said a white 2005 Nissan Altima crossed from the north lane to the south lane and hit a parked tractor-trailer.

Firefighters removed the driver from the Nissan and he was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 12:39 a.m., police said.

The driver has been identified as Christopher Ortiz, 31, of Watertown.

No one was in the tractor-trailer.  

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