Middletown Man Dead After Car Hits UPS Truck: Police

A 30-year-old Middletown man is dead after the car he was in crashed into a UPS truck on Interstate 91 South in Rocky Hill early Saturday morning, according to state police.

Police said the United Parcel Services tractor-trailer was parked on the side of I-91 South when a Ford Fusion rear-ended it just after 3 a.m.

The truck driver was not injured.

State police said the driver of the Ford Fusion suffered injuries and was transported to Hartford Hospital. The injuries are not life-threatening.

The passenger in the Ford Fusion, 30-year-old Justin Wilkie, of Middletown, was pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police.

Police are investigating.

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