Ledyard Teen Dies In Rollover Truck Accident

A 16 year old Ledyard teen is dead after the truck he was a passenger in hit a tree and then rolled over.  The driver of the truck, a 1992 Ford Ranger, 17 year old Benjamin Buchanan was on Rose Hill rd when the vehicle went off the road.  Buchanan climbed out of the truck and was taken to Backus for minor injuries.  The passenger of the truck, 16 year old Zackory Salomonson was pulled out of the truck by Ledyard Police Officers and Ledyard Ambulance and was pronounced dead at the scene.  Salomonson was a Sophomore at Ledyard High School.

The accident is under investigation by Ledyard Police.  If you have any information regarding this accident, please contact Officer First Class Troy C. Johnson at 860-464-6400.