Police identify driver of fatal I-91 dump truck crash in Wethersfield

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HARTFORD — A fatal crash involving a dump truck deep in the woods in Wethersfield shut down I-91 North between exits 26 and 27, according to state police.

Around 4 a.m., police said Kevin Lockery, 36 of New Britain, was traveling along I-91 northbound near exit 26 in Wethersfield when he veered off the right side of the roadway. The dump truck would travel through a metal beam guard rail and down a wooded embankment.

Police said the dump truck rolled multiple times. Lockery was taken to Hartford Hospital where he was pronounced dead

AAA Hartford said this dump truck crash is the 125th fatal crash in the state so far this year.