Portland man dead after responders found car in CT River in Glastonbury


GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTNH) — Officials are investigating after a man was found dead inside a car that went into the Connecticut River in Glastonbury Saturday.

Glastonbury Police and fire crews responded to Dufford’s Landing around 12:09 p.m. Saturday.

Divers from the Middletown and Portland fire departments responded and found a vehicle in the river with the driver still inside.

The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Glastonbury police said Tuesday the victim is a 75-year-old man from Portland, Conn.

Police do not suspect foul play, and are still working to determine why his vehicle ended up in the river.

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