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Fatal Friday Night Crash In Barkhamsted

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BARKHAMSTED, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) _ A 33-year-old New Britain man is dead after being involved in a head-on crash in Barkhamsted on Route 44 late Friday night.

The victim, identified as Erik Bass, was driving his Honda Civic north around 10 p.m. when he skidded over black ice and into the Eddy Road intersection on Route 44, hitting a Dodge Durango.

A 54-year-old passenger in Bass’s vehicle, Kenneth Cyr, of Barkhamsted, suffered serious, but non-life threatening injuries.

The two people in the Durango were not hurt.

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