A 19-year-old male is dead after an early morning crash in Berlin.
According to police, first responders were called to the 200 block of Wethersfield Road just after 12:30 a.m. Saturday morning. A resident who lived near the crash called police to report it.
They say the driver, who was the only person in the car, lost control of the vehicle and hit a tree off the southbound side of the roadway. They worked to extricate the victim from the vehicle, but he was pronounced dead at the scene.
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The identity of the victim is being withheld pending notification of next of kin. He was the only one in the vehicle.
The Berlin Police Traffic Bureau and the Mid-State Accident Reconstruction Squad are investigating the fatal crash. Police ask anyone with information or any witnesses to call Berlin police at 860-828-7080.