A 32-year-old man is dead after a motor vehicle crash in Branford on Friday afternoon.
Police said a motor vehicle car went off Leetes Island Road and hit a tree around 1 p.m. Upon arrival, crews pulled Wallingford resident, Michael Deliberto, from the wreckage before the vehicle erupted in flames.
Deliberto died on the scene from injuries suffered during the crash.
Leetes Island Road was closed from Flatrock Road to Eastwood Drive near the intersection of Thimble Island Road for the police investigation.
Investigators said Leetes Island Road is a windy road and speed is a possible factor in the crash.
The cause of the crash is under investigation by the regional accident reconstruction team.
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