Connecticut Man Livestreams Crash on Gold Star Memorial Bridge

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NEW LONDON, CT – Kenneth Hofler of Middletown was speeding on the Gold Star Memorial Bridge at 100 miles per hour on Saturday morning when he crashed into a guardrail. According to authorities, he livestreamed the entire incident on social media. Just before he crashed his vehicle, Hofler lost control on the off ramp and dropped his phone while capturing the video.

Hofler was transported to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital with minor injuries. Police found more than an ounce of marijuana in his vehicle. He was charged with reckless driving, driving with a suspended license, driving without insurance, and possession of more than one ounce of marijuana.

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