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Police identify person killed in Route 8 crash in Trumbull

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TRUMBULL, CT (WFSB) -

A two-car crash that killed one person on Friday caused heavy delays on Route 8 north in Trumbull for most of the afternoon.

The crash was reported just before 1:30 p.m., according to the Department of Transportation.

Connecticut State Police said the crash happened near Exit 9.

One person was killed in the crash, police said, and two others were transported to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

The person who died was identified as 39-year-old James Breitegan Paules, of Shelton.

The left and center lanes were closed as of about 3 p.m.

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