A 41-year-old New Haven man is dead after an accident in Hamden Friday morning.
Hamden police said around 1:50 a.m. they responded to a reported accident near the intersection of Newhall Street and Newbury Street. When officers arrived they found the victim, identified as Charles C. Knight III, lying in the road next to his car.
First responders treated Knight but he was declared dead by paramedics on scene. The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner will conduct an autopsy.
Police believe that knight was driving north on Prospect Street and struck a stone wall near Mill Rock Road, causing serious damage to his vehicle. The vehicle continued moving on Mill Rock Road toward Newhall and eventually stopped against a street sign pole at Newhall and Newbury Streets.
This crash is still under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to contact Hamden police at 203-230-4036.
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