NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — Police say one person has died in an early morning wreck on a Connecticut interstate highway.

State police say 51-year-old Johann Liebig Jr, of Norwich, tried to pass another vehicle on Interstate 395 in Norwich just after midnight Tuesday, but struck the other vehicle sending them both off the road and into the woods.

Liebig's car struck a tree and he was pronounced dead. Police say he was not wearing a seat belt.

The driver of the other car, a 19-year-old Plainfield woman, was not injured and her vehicle came to a rest without hitting any trees.

The crash remains under investigation.