According to officials, around 2:40 a.m., units responded to a one-vehicle crash in the area of 28 Sterling Road.
At the scene, officials discovered a vehicle engulfed in flames and a deceased occupant in the driver’s seat.
Authorities later identified the driver as 21-year-old Shane Currier of Danielson.
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Police said an investigation revealed the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed and struck a tree after veering off of the road.
The crash is under investigation.
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