Massachusetts Man Killed in Colchester Crash on Route 2

A Massachusetts man was killed in a crash on Route 2 in Colchester on Monday. 

Edward Thomas, of Hadley, Massachusetts, was driving a Pontiac Grand Am east on Route 2 near exit 21 just before 4 p.m.

The 45-year-old driver lost control of his car and went off the roadway to the left shoulder and ended up in an embankment before hitting some small trees and bushes, state troopers said. 

The Pontiac went through the median and caused significant damage to the car before stopping. 

Thomas was the only person in the car and Lifestar flew him to Hartford Hospital. He was later pronounced dead. 

The crash is under investigation. 

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