One dead after late night crash in Voluntown

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One person is dead after two car accident over the line in Voluntown late Friday night.

Connecticut State Police say Nolan Vachon, 25, of Voluntown, lost control off his vehicle on Route 138 just before midnight.

State Police say his vehicle hit several fixed objects and Vachon was ejected from the vehicle.

He was taken by Lifestar helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital, where he later died.

Troopers say he was not wearing a seatbelt.

State Police say a second vehicle was traveling down Route 138 during the crash. That driver then lost control of their vehicle and traveled across the road, striking a street sign. That driver fled the scene.

The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Connecticut State Police at 860-848-6500 ex 5008.

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