CHESHIRE — Police identified the person who died in a two-car crash Tuesday night on Highland Avenue as a 24-year-old Meriden man.
Police said Jason Ventura, 24, of Meriden died from injuries suffered in the crash, which involved a sedan and a pickup truck. The accident occurred around 11:20 p.m. Tuesday near 1591 Highland Ave.
Ventura was pronounced dead at the scene. The other people involved in the collision were treated for their injuries at a local hospital, according to police.
The cause of the crash is still under investigation by the Naugatuck Valley Collision Investigation Team.