Hartford County resident Joseph Johnson of Manchester, was killed around 2:15 a.m., Friday, Feb. 24 on Route 5/15 northbound, south of exit 86 in Hartford.
According to state police, after Johnson lost control of the Chevrolet Impala he was driving, the car veered left and collided with the concrete barrier in the center median.
The Impala then veered across the lanes of travel, crashed through the metal beam guardrail on the right shoulder before colliding with a tree, went down an embankment, and came to an uncontrolled final rest partway down the embankment, state police said.
Johnson sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
The case remains under investigation. Any witness to the collision is asked to contact Trooper Michael Dean at 860-534-1098 or through email at email@example.com.
In addition, if you have a vehicle equipped with a dash cam, and you were driving through the area at the time of the collision, you are also asked to contact Dean.
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