PUTNAM, CT (WFSB)- A man is dead following a crash yesterday afternoon in Putnam.

Roland Marois, 70, of Rhode Island, died at UMass Hospital yesterday following injuries sustained from the crash.

The two-vehicle crash occurred on Route 44 near Tucker Hill Road. The road has reopened since the crash.

Raymond Breault, 94, of Rhode Island, was operating the other car involved. Breault is currently being treated for serious injuries at the hospital.

Police say Breault was driving east on Route 44 when he crossed the center line and struck Marois, who was driving west. The crash blocked both lanes.

Police are still investigating. Any witnesses are asked to contact State Police Troop D at 860-779-4900.

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