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1 dead after car crashes into pole in Hartford, victim identified


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Hartford police are investigating a deadly crash that happened Friday night.

Police said at around 7:39 p.m., a Nissan Altima was traveling west on Flatbush Avenue at a high rate of speed before losing control and crashing into a pole.

Police said they found 34-year-old Liza Ramos of Hartford nearby the vehicle; it is believed she was ejected during the crash. She was later pronounced dead by ambulance personnel.

The male driver fled from the scene on foot after the crash, police said.

Police said the Altima has been reported stolen to the New Britain Police Department on Thursday.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call Detective Eric Lemke at 860-757-4125, or the Hartford Police anonymous tip line at 860-722-TIPS. (8477)

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