Deadly dump truck crash snarls I-91 traffic

Deadly dump truck crash snarls I-91 traffic
This picture shows the fatal dump truck crash on I-91 in New Haven, Sept. 23, 2014. (Photo: Djchinolo Mix)

NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A deadly accident involving a dump truck in the construction zone where I-91 South meets I-95 South delayed traffic for several hours Tuesday morning.

The name of the dump truck driver has not yet been made public. Authorities say the dump truck split in half.

The exit to Route 34 was also closed because of the crash. It has also reopened.

During the delay, state police said I-91 southbound traffic was diverted onto I-95 Northbound. Cars and trucks had to get off at I-95 Exit 50 and get back on I-95 to head south.

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