(West Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A man is dead and West Hartford police are investigating following a crash last night in town.
Around 7:45 p.m., police say they, along with EMS and fire personnel, responded to a one-vehicle crash at 333 Bloomfield Avenue.
The car driven by 22-year-old Hakeem Massiah of Bloomfield left the roadway and struck a tree.
Massiah was killed. He was the only one in the vehicle at the time.
According to police, the car, a 1993 BMW, had been seen traveling at a high rate of speed.
Investigators say the car left a 400 foot skid mark and gouge trail leading up to the tree.
Anyone with any information or who may have witnessed the crash is urged to contact West Hartford Police.