Police Identify 92-Year-Old Shelton Crash Victim

The elderly driver did not have visible injuries, but later died at the hospital, police said.

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    A 92-year-old driver died after a crash in Shelton on Monday.

    A 92-year-old man died after a crash in Shelton on Monday.

    Police responded to a two-car crash at Walnut Tree Hill Road near Short Street around 9:30 a.m.

    According to police, Robert Bertram, 92,  was pulling out of a driveway when his Honda collided with a Mazda that was driving North on Walnut Tree Hill Road.

    The elderly driver had to be extricated from the Honda because of damage to the door. He did not have any visible injuries and was conscious and communicating with emergency personnel at the scene, but was taken to the hospital after complaining of chest pains, police said.

    Police were notified a short time later that the 92-year-old driver died at the hospital.  They did not release his identity, but said he was a Shelton resident.

    The driver of the Mazda, Julie Hall, 24, of Shelton, was not seriously injured, police said.

    The Shelton Police Traffic Division Reconstruction Team is investigating the crash. Anyone who witnessed it is asked to call Shelton Police at 203-924-1544.

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