CT Man Killed in Tractor Trailer Accident on I-95 in Milford

Report by Paula Antolini, January 11, 2019, 1:04PM EDT

A man was killed in an accident on Interstate 95 South in Milford this morning just after 6:30 a.m. when his tractor trailer went down an embankment, report police. The accident occurred between exits 41 and 40.

No word on what caused the accident. The driver has been identified by state police as Jean Fabre-Benoit. He was pronounced dead at the scene. He was driving a Western Express truck with a 53-foot cargo trailer full of bottled water,

Heavy delays are expected to stretch into New Haven for a substantial part of today.