Police say 22-year-old Albert Correa, of Hartford, was driving south on the northbound side of the highway just before 6 a.m. Sunday when he collided head-on with a vehicle driven by 34-year-old Jonathan Villalobos, of Springfield, Massachusetts.
Correa was pronounced dead at the scene. Villalobos was taken to Hartford Hospital where he later died.
The highway was shut down for several hours after the accident, which remains under investigation.
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