Man Killed In Crash With Semi-Truck

Sarah DiMeo
June 29, 2019 - 12:49 am

FRANKLIN, Conn. (WTIC) - An elderly man was killed Friday afternoon when his 2006 Dodge Caravan collided with a semi-truck.

The semi-truck was traveling southbound on Route 32 in Franklin, as the Dodge Caravan was attempting to make a left turn from a residential driveway. The semi-truck continued forward into a wooded area adjacent to the northbound travel lanes, and subsequently rolled onto its passenger side. The Dodge Caravan sustained significant front end damage.

The driver of the semi-truck had only minor injuries and was transported to Backus Hospital by Lebanon EMS. The driver of the Dodge Caravan was indentified as 96-year-old Joseph Morse. He was pronounced dead on scene.

The crash is currently under investigation.