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Person Killed After Vehicle Crashes Into Utility Pole In Westport

The area of Route 57 (Weston Road) where the crash occurred in Westport.
The area of Route 57 (Weston Road) where the crash occurred in Westport. Photo Credit: Google Maps

A fatal crash that led to the hours-long closure of a roadway in Westport is under investigation.

The crash occurred on Route 57 (Weston Road) between Sipperley’s Hill Road and Silver Brook Road just before 1 a.m. Sunday, April 14, Westport Police said.

Arriving emergency units located a vehicle fully engulfed in flames after striking a utility pole, bringing down electrical wires in the area of 57 Weston Road, police said.

The Westport Police Department Accident Investigation Team and Detective Bureau are investigating the incident and the person killed has not yet been identified. More information will be released as it becomes available, police added.

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