One person was killed in an early morning car crash in Beacon Falls.
It happened around 2:30 a.m. Sunday morning on the northbound side of Route 8 by exit 24 in Beacon Falls.
Police said the driver of the car lost control, veered off of the road and collided with a tree. Officials said the car then caught on fire.
According to authorities, the driver of the car suffered fatal injuries.
Police have not identified the driver of the car or the cause of death.
Officials are still investigating the crash.
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