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Shelton Man, 43, Killed In Car Crash In Bethany

Connecticut State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Bethany.
Connecticut State Police are investigating a fatal accident in Bethany. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

SHELTON, Conn. — A 43-year-old Shelton man was killed in a collision late Friday afternoon on Route 42 in Bethany, according to NBC Connecticut.

John Kwochka was driving west on Cheshire Road/Route 42 shortly before 5 p.m. when his car collided with a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, NBC Connecticut said.

Kowchka was pronounced dead on scene, and the other driver was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital with minor injuries, police told NBC Connecticut. The road was closed for over three hours for the state police investigation.

The crash remains under police investigation. Anyone with information should contact Troop I in Bethany at 203-393-4200 ext. 4200.

Click here for the story at NBC Connecticut.

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