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Charges Filed in Salisbury Crash That Killed North Canaan Teen

An 18-year-old Sharon man has been charged in connection with the crash on Housatonic River Road in Salisbury just after 7:30 p.m. Friday that killed 18-year-old Lukas Kosko, of North Canaan.

Police said Christopher Hoyt, 18, of Sharon, was driving a Jeep Wrangler when he lost control around a corner, went up an embankment and flipped the vehicle over. He refused medical assistance.

Kosko, a passenger in the Jeep, was transported to Sharon Hospital, then he was flown to Hartford Hospital because of the severity of his injuries. A news release state police issued Monday said Kosko sustained fatal injuries.

Hoyt was charged with traveling unreasonably fast and illegal operation under the influence. He was released on a $2,500 bond and is due in court on Aug. 3.

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