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Man Killed in Head-On Crash in Easton

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A man has died after a head-on crash in Easton on Sunday night.

Officers were called to a two-car head-on crash on Route 59 near Stephney Road around 5:30 p.m.

When police arrived, they said they found multiple people injured in both vehicles.

Easton Police, Easton firefighters, Monroe Police and Monroe firefighters assisted at the scene.

Firefighters used hydraulic extrication tools to assist in getting people out of the vehicles to be treated by first responders, police said.

Multiple EMS units arrived at the scene and victims were transported to St. Vincent's Hospital and Bridgeport Hospital, officers added.

According to police, the male driver of one of the vehicles was pronounced dead at the scene. The medical examiner's office was called to the scene to investigate the cause of his death.

The man's identity has not been released.

The cause of the crash is under investigation.

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