One Dead in Hamden Crash

A 36-year-old man died in a crash on State Street in Hamden Tuesday morning.

Emergency crews responded to the crash at 2260 State Street, near Ridge Road, around 8:45 a.m.  The crash closed State Street for more than an hour.

According to police, Joseph Manacchio, of Hamden,  was killed when his vehicle crossed the center line and hit another vehicle driving in the opposite direction on State Street. 

The driver of the other car, a 56-year-old from Ansonia,  had to be extricated from the vehicle, and was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital with non-life threatening injuries. 

Police are asking any witnesses to the crash to call Officer Stephen DeGrand at 203-230-4030.

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