21-year-old UConn student dead after car crash in Coventry

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COVENTRY, Conn. (WTNH) — A 21-year-old UConn student is dead after being thrown from his vehicle Saturday morning.

Police said they responded to Boston Turnpike near Lathrop Drive on Route 44 around 4:03 a.m. for the report of a one car crash. Once they arrived on scene, they located the crash site and a victim on the side of the roadway. He was suffering from serious injuries.

The victim was transported to a local hospital where he succumbed to his injuries. He was the only occupant of the vehicle. Police identified the victim as Cole Montefusco, 21 of Redding.

Montefusco was a student at UConn Storrs.

The crash remains under investigation.

Check back to WTNH.com for updates.

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