- Associated Press - Sunday, March 19, 2017

NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (AP) - State police say one person was killed and eight people were taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a three-vehicle crash on a Connecticut highway.

State troopers and paramedics responded to the accident on Interstate 91 northbound in North Haven shortly after 2:30 a.m. Sunday.

Authorities say one of the vehicles was engulfed in flames when emergency responders arrived.

State police say 34-year-old Benjamin Morant Jr. of New Haven died in the wreck. He was the only person in his car. Three people in a pickup truck and five people in a SUV were taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with minor injuries.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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