Teenager Dies After Crash in Bolton

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    An 18-year-old has died and two other people are in the hospital after the car they were riding in slammed into a cluster of trees and bushes in Bolton early Saturday morning, according to police.

    According to state police, three young men, two of them teenagers, were inside a Nissan 240SX heading southbound on West Street/Route 85 near Loomis Road in Bolton around 1 a.m. Saturday.

    Police say the car left the road and traveled about 200 feet across a lawn before slamming into trees and bushes.

    Front-seat passenger Cody Morra, 18, of Bolton, was killed in the crash, police said.

    The two other occupants, driver Kyle Christensen, 20, of Bolton and Andrew Leardi, 16, of Columbia were taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment, according to police. Christensen's injuries are described as "incapacitating."

    Authorities are investigating to determine the cause of the crash.