Police: 59-year-old killed in Weston crash



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WESTON — Details were scarce Friday regarding a crash that killed a 59-year-old man was killed on Georgetown Road Thursday, prompting an hours-long road closure.

Around 5 p.m. Thursday, police officers, fire units and medics responded for a report of a two-vehicle crash with injuries on Georgetown Road — Route 57. Fire officials said the crash happened in the area of 379 Georgetown Road.

One of the drivers, only identified by police as a 59-year-old Weston resident, was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead, police said Friday.

Georgetown Road was closed between White Oak Lane and Calvin Road as crews investigated and cleared the crash site. The area reopened to vehicular traffic around 9:50 p.m. Thursday, according to the state Department of Transportation.

Although the victim’s identity has not yet been released by police as of Friday, the department said there were services available to those who might need it.

“Weston High School Counselors and Weston Police SROs will be available virtually to speak to students or residents in need,” police said.

The crash remains under investigation by Weston police and the Fairfield Police Department’s Accident Investigation Unit.

Anyone with information is ask to call Weston police at 203-222-2600.