One dead after Easton head-on collision

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The Easton Police Department was dispatched to a two-car head on collision on Route 59 at approximately 5:33 p.m., according to police. Officers found multiple people injured in both vehicles.

Police say a male operator of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene. The State of Connecticut Medical Examiners office was called to the scene to investigate the cause of death, according to police.

Easton officers were assisted at the scene in the area of 757 Stepney Road by Monroe Police Department, Easton Fire Department and Monroe Fire Department.

According to police, members of the Easton Fire Department used their hydraulic extrication tools to try to assist in getting occupants out of the vehicles for necessary medical assistance.

Due to the number injured, multiple EMS units assisted including Easton EMS, Monroe EMS, Echo Hose EMS, Newtown EMS, Nelson EMS and Valley EMS. Victims of the accident were transported to St. Vincent’s Hospital and Bridgeport Hospital.

According to police, the Southern Fairfield County Traffic Unit was called to assist with the investigation.

There is not currently any information regarding the identity of the deceased or the other injured victims.

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