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City man killed in I-93 rollover

MANCHESTER — A Manchester man was killed after rolling over his vehicle on Interstate 93 Monday afternoon.

State police said Wilfredo Gonzalez, 47, was thrown from his 1997 Jeep Wrangler when it rolled over about 4 p.m. Witnesses told police the Jeep was traveling in the center lane when it veered into the high-speed lane. The vehicle went from there to the high-speed breakdown lane and then the center median.

Police said the Wrangler struck a large rock, flipped and rolled over twice.

When state troopers responded to the crash on I-93 south at mile marker 23, they found the Jeep resting on its side in the high-speed breakdown lane.

Gonzalez was lying in the high-speed lane “with significant injuries,” police said in a news release.

He was the lone occupant of the vehicle, according to police.

Gonzalez was transported to Elliot Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Interstate 93 south was limited to one lane for approximately 75 minutes while the accident was investigated, police said.

Troopers were assisted on scene by the Manchester Fire Department and the state Department of Transportation.Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Trooper R. Hajjar at the NH State Police–Troop B barracks at 603-666-3333.

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