Man ejected from car in deadly crash on Wilbur Cross Parkway

Car crash

Orange, Conn. (WTNH)–One man is dead after a crash on the Wilbur Cross parkway in Orange early Saturday morning.

Police said Shamar Brooks, 29, of Middletown, was ejected from his Chevy Cavalier after hitting a tree on the right shoulder of the road.’

After being ejected from the car, Brooks was then struck by other vehicles. He sustained fatal injuries due to the collision.

Two other passengers in the Cavalier were taken to Yale New Haven Hospital.

The crash closed the area between exits 55 and 56 near Harbor Road for several hours.

According to police, the crash happened around 2 a.m. One person was transported to the hospital with serious injuries.

Police continue to investigate the incident.

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