An early morning crash on I-684 in Southeast has claimed the life of a 54-year-old man from Fairfield County after he rear-ended a dump truck, according to the New York State Police.
Jon A. Slater of Danbury was pronounced dead at the scene of the 12:30 a.m., three-vehicle crash Thursday in the northbound lane, said Trooper AJ Hicks.
An initial investigation revealed that a commercial dump truck entered the roadway from the median onto I-684, Slater’s vehicle rear-ended the dump truck then traveled into the middle lane and struck a third vehicle, Hicks reported.
The Bureau of Criminal Investigation and the Collision Reconstruction Unit continue to investigate the cause of this collision.
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