NORTH HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man has died after crashing his car into a tree on Middletown Avenue in North Haven Friday morning.

Upon arrival at the scene, officers located a car off the roadway that had collided with a tree, police said.

The lone occupant inside of the car was a 31-year-old man From Northford who was transferred to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he succumbed to the injuries he sustained in the crash.

The South Central Regional Traffic Unit was activated to investigate the crash. Middletown Avenue was closed between Fox Hill Road and Old Tavern Lane as police investigated the incident.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asking to contact Ofc. Marcus Artaiz at 203-239-5321 at extension 281.

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