1 Killed In New Milford Crash

John Silva
June 11, 2019 - 4:20 pm

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(New Milford, Conn./WTIC) - Police in New Milford are investigating a fatal crash in town.

Investigators say the two vehicle crash occurred this morning on Route 7 (Kent Road) near Cedar Hill.

Upon arrival, police say both vehicles had gone down an embankment.

The driver of a sedan was pronounced dead at the scene.

A dump truck was found in the Housatonic River.

Authorities say the truck driver was able to make it to shore and was transported to Danbury Hospital for treatment.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was dispatched to the scene due to leaking fluids in the river.

The deceased victim's name was not immeditately released.