One person is dead and two others are injured following a serious crash on Prospect Street in Wethersfield, according to State Police.
The crash happened at approximately 11:20 a.m. at the intersection of Prospect Street and Willow Street., according to officials.
Police said a car lost directional control and spun out. The car then rolled over and collided with a utility pole.
During the rollover, two passengers were ejected from the car, officials said.
All three people in the car at the time of the accident were transported to Hartford Hospital for evaluation and treatment, according to police.
Officials said the right rear passenger, 45-year-old Miguel Gonzalez, was pronounced dead at the hospital. The driver and the other passenger suffered non-life threatening injuries.
State police said the office of the New Britain state's attorney reached out to them for the state police collision analysis reconstruction squad to investigate and take over the investigation.
Officials said prior to the crash, officers from the Hartford Violent Crime Task Force initiative attempted to pull over the car involved in the crash because of a suspicious incident involving a firearm.
Police said they lost contact with the car and moments later, it crashed.
Eversource crews are expected to repair poles in the area.
The crash is under investigation.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or moments prior to it is asked to
contact Trooper First Class Mark Jesudowich #1200 at firstname.lastname@example.org.