Madison, CT (June 23, 2019) - The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection Environmental Conservation (Encon) Police are looking into an automobile accident which was fatal.
The Authorities responded Saturday evening around 7:11 p.m. to the accident at Hammonasset Beach State Park near the ticket booth. A vehicle with 6 passengers was found rolled over and two of the occupants were ejected.
The driver along with three of the passengers was immediately transported to the hospital. Nicholas Proto, 18, of Higganum was identified as one of the victims. He died at the hospital.
The park was closed through the rest of Saturday evening but opened again on Sunday.
The investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing.
Our thoughts are with injured accident victims and the family of the deceased.
Connecticut Car Accidents
Accidents involving rollovers most commonly result in severe injuries and death. There were 22,796 injuries as a result of car accidents in the state of Connecticut in 2014 with 96,547 total that year according to the Connecticut Department of Transportation. There is a myriad of factors that can cause a car accident, some of the most common include intoxication, driving while drowsy, distracted driving, and speeding.
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