RYE, N.Y. (AP) - New York state police say a life was lost in a crash that tied up the New England Thruway for hours between Westchester County and Connecticut.
The crash occurred around 2:30 a.m. Friday in Rye near the entrance ramp from I-287 to northbound I-95.
The ensuing traffic jam continued into the morning rush-hour.
Police say a car struck a parked State Thruway pickup truck. The truck rolled and the car hit a concrete barrier.
The person who died was riding in the front seat of the car. A back-seat passenger suffered serious injuries.
Both drivers had non-life-threatening injuries.
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