East Haven police make second arrest in deadly crash

Johnassis Melendez (East Haven police)

Police said they made an arrest Saturday in connection to a crash that left one person dead.

Officials said Johnassis Melendez, 23, was arrested after crashed into a pole on Frontage Road Wednesday and fled the scene.

One person was killed and another suffered serious injuries.

He is being held on criminal and motor vehicle charges, according to police.

They said there will be additional charges once the investigation is complete.

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