A man who crashed a car into a mailbox and a tree in Southington on Tuesday has died, according to police.
Bruce Belanger, 52, of Southington, was in a 2003 Chevrolet Impala and driving north on Mount Vernon Road when he went off the road, hit a mail box in the front yard of 845 Mount Vernon Road, crossed through the front yard of 855 Mount Vernon Road, then hit a tree in the front yard of 865 Mount Vernon Road, where the car stopped, police said.
Police received reports of the crash at 4:54 p.m. , responded to the scene and began investigating.
The Southington Fire Department also responded and began medical treatment, but Belanger was later pronounced dead at the Hospital of Central Connecticut at Bradley Memorial.
Police are asking people who witnessed the crash to call Officer Matthew Vose at 860-621-0101 or e-mail him at email@example.com.