- Associated Press - Saturday, May 27, 2017

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say two Middletown residents are dead after a two-vehicle collision involving a tractor-trailer in Rocky Hill.

Troopers say the crash was reported shortly after 10:30 p.m. Friday. Police say witnesses reported seeing the vehicle collide with the rear end of the tractor-trailer before spinning out of control and coming to a rest in the right shoulder of the roadway on Interstate 91.

Police say the vehicle’s two occupants, 25-year-old Jose Diana and 21-year-old Mark Nunez, were pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say a passenger in the tractor-trailer was hospitalized with minor injuries. The driver did not report any injuries.

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