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One Dead in Route 8 Crash

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Route 8

Route 8

A 67 year old Shelton man died  in  a one car crash Saturday afternoon on Route  8  in Shelton.It happened  just before five o’clock near exit 12.
State Police say  Rodney Francis apparently lost control  of the car while traveling in  the left lane,went into the median and struck a tree. Francis was pronounced dead at the scene.

Route 8 in both directions was closed for several hours after the crash. Anyone who  witnessed the accident as  asked  to contact State Police at 203-393-4200 extension 3025.

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