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New Hampshire Man Killed in Union Crash

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A New Hampshire man was killed in a crash on Interstate 84 in Union Thursday.

Connecticut State Police said 46-year-old Eric Poblenz was driving on I-84 westbound near exit 73 around 1:45 p.m. when he crashed into a Connecticut Department of Transportation vehicle that was parked on the left shoulder. He then swerved to the left and hit the metal guardrail in the center median.

Poblenz died of his injuries, police said. The other driver was taken to Hartford Hospital with minor injuries.

The westbound side of the highway was closed for hours for the investigation.

The crash remains under investigation any witnessed are asked to contact Connecticut State Police at 860-896-3200.

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