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Victim identified following deadly 2-car crash near Garden Street in Hartford


HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — One person is dead following a serious two-car crash near Garden Street in Hartford on Monday evening.

Police said around 7:47 p.m., officers responded to the area of Garden Street at Capen Street on reports of a serious two-vehicle crash.

Upon arrival, officers found a silver Infiniti, which police previously reported to be an Acura, near the intersection, which had struck a utility pole after the collision.

A man was found inside the Infiniti with serious injuries. He was transported to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. Police identify the victim as 26-year-old Luis Dominguez Jr. of Hartford.

A second occupant of the Infiniti was found nearby also suffering from serious injuries. He was transported to the hospital and is listed in critical condition.

The second vehicle involved remained on the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The cause of the crash is unknown at this time.

The investigation remains active and ongoing. Anyone with any information regarding the case is
asked to call the HPD Tip Line at (860) 722-TIPS (8477).

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