Off-Duty Officer Killed In Crash
WINDSOR LOCKS - An off-duty police officer died early Saturday morning when his car hit a utility pole on Route 75, state police said.
Suffield, was traveling north on Route 75 around 2:30 a.m. when he lost control of his 2008 Ford Mustang and hit the pole, state police said. He was extricated from the car by local firefighters and airlifted to Hartford Hospital, where he died, police said.
There was no one else in the car.
Windsor Locks police Capt. Chester DeGray said Kersias was a 34-year member of the department.
"He was a very good officer, It's a tragic loss for the department," DeGray said Saturday afternoon.