According to reports, shortly before 1:00 a.m., Westport Police and Fire Departments were dispatched to the area of 57 Weston Road for a report of a large fire. Upon arrival, crews discovered a vehicle fully engulfed in flames.
Police said the vehicle had struck a utility pole and brought down electrical wires.
One person died as a result of this crash. The identity of the victim has yet to be released.
Weston Road between Sipperley’s Hill Road and Silver Brook Road remained closed for a period of time, but was then reopened around 3:14 a.m., according to Westport Police.
The Accident Investigation Team and Detective Bureau are investigating this incident.