One dead after crash in Durham

DURHAM — A man from Hamden is dead after a crash on Route 17 in Durham on Thursday, according to Connecticut State Police.

Steven Jefferson, 34, of Hamden, was heading north near Indian Lane at 4:47 p.m. when he crossed over into the southbound lane, and his Toyota Camry hit a Nissan Altima head on, state police said.

According to state police, the Nissan spun out and hit a GMC Sierra.

Jefferson was found unresponsive in his car and was transported to Middlesex Hospital. According to police, he died at the hospital at 5:31 p.m.

The drivers of the other two vehicles involved in the crash were also taken to the hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening, according to state police.

Anyone who saw the crash or has information or video is asked to call Troop F at 860-399-2100.



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