State Police: 1 dead after serious Route 8 crash in Thomaston Saturday


Connecticut State Police have confirmed with News 8 that one person has died following a crash on Route 8 southbound in Thomaston Saturday morning. 

Just after 8:00 a.m., Connecticut State Police Troop L responded to reports of a collision occurring within the the area of Exit 40 with serious injuries. 

On Monday, officials announced that 28-year-old Cassandra Bigos of Bethany had died in the crash.

According to the Department of Transportation, the accident resulted in at least one car catching fire. 

Route 8 Southbound prior to exit 42 was closed to drivers for much of the morning and afternoon before it fully reopened.

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