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1 dead after single car crash in Prospect

PROSPECT, Conn. (WTNH) - Connecticut State Police tell News 8 that one person has died after a serious one car accident in Prospect.

22-year-old Donovan Nelson was driving Northbound on Waterbury Road near Greenwood Drive when the car veered into the shoulder and struck a telephone pole head on. 

Troopers responded just after 4:00 p.m. and extricated the driver of the car.

Both the driver and passenger were transported to St. Mary's Hospital.

Officials say the passenger suffered only minor injuries. 

This is a developing story. News 8 will bring you any updates as they become available. 



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