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.