NEW LONDON COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Xire Wilson of Windsor, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a Friday afternoon fatal vehicle crash in New London County.

Wilson, 27, was killed in a single-semi-truck crash near Lebanon on Friday.


According to reports, Wilson was operating a big-rig on Route 2 near Camp Mooween Road in Lebanon, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 1 p.m. Friday. The truck then made contact with a guardrail before careening off the overpass.

Wilson was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone with possible information on the crash should call Troop K in Colchester at 860-465-5400.


Geo quick facts: New London County is in the southeastern corner of Connecticut and comprises the Norwich-New London, Connecticut Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Combined Statistical Area – Wikipedia.