Route 15 north in Wallingford closed due to a deadly crash

One person was killed in a crash on Route 15 north in Wallingford, according to the North Haven...
One person was killed in a crash on Route 15 north in Wallingford, according to the North Haven Fire Department.(North Haven Fire Department)
Published: Jul. 28, 2022 at 6:15 AM EDT|Updated: Jul. 28, 2022 at 6:22 AM EDT
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WALLINGFORD, CT (WFSB) - A portion of Route 15 north in Wallingford was closed on Thursday morning because of a deadly crash.

The state Department of Transportation reported that the closure was between exits 64 and 65.

The North Haven Fire Department said a driver struck a tree between exits 63 and 64.

The incident was first reported around 5:35 a.m., according to the DOT.

Firefighters confirmed that one person was killed.

The victim’s identity was not released.

The cause of the crash remained under investigation.

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