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Fatal Crash Victim Unidentifiable

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A male victim in a fatal motor vehicle crash in Trumbull Thursday night was not positively identified during the initial investigation because of injuries sustained in the crash.

Police say around 5:30 p.m., a pick-up truck driven by the unidentified male, the lone occupant in the car, veered off Route 25 North in Trumbull at exit 7 (towards Route 15 South) and collided with an unoccupied and parked construction vehicle. Upon collision, the vehicle became engulfed in flames and the operator of the pick-up truck died as a result of the injuries sustained in the flames.

Police are awaiting a report from the Chief Medical Examiner to identify the man. The cause of the accident is still not known.

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