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One Dead, Two Injured In Oxford Crash

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State Police say one person was killed and two others were injured when the Ford Mustang they were in lost control, struck an embankment, went airborne, slammed into a building, and ended up on its roof late Friday night in Oxford. A Seymour police officer had been trying to stop the car, as it traveled northbound on Route 67, said police. The crash occurred around 11:47 p.m. in the area of Old State Road.

Police say back seat passenger, Brandon Giordano of Oxford, was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver, Eric H. Ramirez, 19, of Oxford, was taken to Waterbury Hospital with serious injuries, said troopers. The front seat passenger, Dion Major of Oxford, was taken to Waterbury Hospital with minor injuries, said authorities.

The crash remains under investigation.

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