Massachusetts man succumbs to injuries following Colchester crash

COLCHESTER, Conn. (WTNH) — Officials say one man is dead after a crash in Colchester late Monday afternoon.

According to Connecticut State Police, a car being operated by 46-year-old Edward Thomas of Hadley, Mass. went up an embankment and into some small trees and brush along Route 2. The vehicle then continued through the median before coming to a rest.

Life Star was called to the scene and transported Thomas to a local hospital where he later died.

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Officials say exit 21 on Route 2 eastbound was temporarily closed due to the crash. The exit reopened just before 5:30 p.m.

Authorities did not report any other injuries.

There has been no word on what caused the vehicle to crash.

News 8 will update this story with more information as it becomes available.

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