1 Dead After Dump Truck Crash on Route 7 in New Milford

A 24-year-old Kent woman has died after a crash involving a dump truck on Route 7 in New Milford on Tuesday.

According to police, a sedan and a dump truck collided on Route 7. The dump truck, which was carrying a load of sandy fill, went down an embankment and landed in the Housatonic River.

The driver of the sedan, identified as 24-year-old Christina Walters, was killed. The driver of the dump truck suffered non-life-threatening injuries and is recovering at Danbury Hospital.

The state Department of Energy and Environmental Protection was called to the scene due to leaking fluids.

The crash remains under investigation and no other details were immediately available.

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