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Stratford Man Killed in Crash on Interstate 95 North in Fairfield

A 43-year-old Stratford man is dead after a crash on Interstate 95 North in Fairfield early this morning. 

State police identified the man as James A. Mindrum. They said he was involved in a a crash near exit 23 just before 2 a.m. Monday and pronounced dead at the scene.

Witnesses told state police that it appeared Mindrum went off the right shoulder without slowing down. He then went through a guardrail, down an embankment and hit a tree, according to state police. 

The right lane of I-95 North was closed for around three hours. 

Police are investigating the crash.

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