Person killed in crash on I-691 in Southington

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Police are investigating a fatal crash on I-691 in Southington Saturday afternoon that closed the westbound lanes.

According to police, George Abouanni, 27, of Waterbury, lost control of his car and hit a rock embankment. Another vehicle crashed into Abouanni's car after it had finally stopped in the right lane.

Police told Eyewitness News that the crash happened near exit 4 around 2:30 p.m. The scene was later cleared.

There were two people in the other car that were taken to a nearby hospital for minor injuries.

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