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Victims identified in Cheshire crash, 1 dead, 1 seriously injured

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CHESHIRE, Conn. (WTNH) — One person has died and another was seriously injured after a car crash in Cheshire on Friday afternoon.

Cheshire police say that at around 12:12 p.m., officers responded a vehicle crash with “significant injuries” on Waterbury Road (Rt. 70).

The drivers of both vehicles involved needed to be extricated before they were taken to St. Mary’s Hospital with “significant injuries.”

Police said Thomas Goerg, 58, has passed away from his injuries at the hospital. Ryan Sheehan, 38 had significant but non-life-threatening injuries.

A child who was in a child safety seat during the crash also suffered minor injuries.

Rt. 70 between Winslow Road and Marion Road was closed for several hours following the crash but has since been reopened.

Cheshire Public Schools said school buses picking up students at all schools were delayed due to the road closure. All students were dropped off safely.

The accident remains under investigation.

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