One person is dead and another seriously injured after a crash on Gunntown Road in Naugatuck Tuesday.
Naugatuck police said the two-car crash happened near the intersection with Towantic Hill Road around 11:15 a.m.
One of the drivers pronounced dead on scene. The second driver was taken to the hospital with serious injuries but non-life threatening injuries. There were no passengers in either car.
The deceased driver has been identified as 43-year-old Daniel Paul Lucas.
The Naugatuck Valley Regional Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating. The road will be closed for hours. Drivers should avoid the area.