Westport Man Killed in Crash on I-95 South

A man from Westport has died after a crash on Interstate 95 south early Sunday morning.

According to police, a vehicle was traveling on I-95 south, just north of exit 17 in the center lane in Westport around 3:44 a.m.

When the driver attempted to change lanes, police said he lost control of the vehicle, went into the shoulder and hit the guardrail.

After the crash, the vehicle continued to travel south and hit a Connecticut Department of Transportation sign and the joiner to a bridge. Police said the impact with the bridge joiner caused the vehicle to roll over and eject the back seat passenger, later identified as 20-year-old Brian Andersen, of Westport.

Andersen was taken to Norwalk Hospital, where he was later pronounced dead.

The driver and front seat passenger were taken to Norwalk Hospital to be evaluated.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to contact Troop G at (203) 696-2500.

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