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Police: 1 Dead, 1 Injured In Route 66 Crash

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PORTLAND, Conn. (AP) _ Portland police are investigating a fatal crash in Portland.

Police said they were called to the scene at about 9:30 p.m. Sunday to Route 66.

The vehicle traveled off the left side of the road, struck the embankment, a utility pole and a tree before going down the embankment. The vehicle was sheared in half and both occupants were ejected.

One occupant was declared dead at the scene. The other person was taken to St. Francis Hospital.

No other details were immediately available Monday morning.

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