Truck driver dead following crash in Somers 

SOMERS — Connecticut State Police said a tractor-trailer truck driver died after his truck went off the road.

The truck, driven by Chad Mason, 42, of Stafford Springs, was driving west on Main Street/Route 190. The truck then traveled off the left side of the road, striking wire rope guardrails, a utility poles, and several trees.

Mason was pronounced dead at the scene by first responders, and the next of kin was notified.

The road was closed for several hours while crews worked to remove the truck.

State police continue to investigate the crash and are asking that any witnesses contact them at 860-896-3222.