Mass. man dead following crash on Route 2 eastbound in Colchester

COLCHESTER —  State police said a man has died in a car crash on Route 2 eastbound in Colchester Monday afternoon.

State police said Edward Thomas, 46, of Hadley, Massachusetts, lost control of his vehicle and went off the road, striking small trees, just before 4 p.m. State police said Thomas was taken to Hartford Hospital by a LifeStar helicopter where he was later pronounced dead.

State police said this case remains under investigation.