Two Dead After Single Car Crash in Newtown

Two people are dead after a single vehicle crash early Sunday morning in Newtown.

According to police, at approximately 2 a.m., an older model Jeep Cherokee was located off the westbound shoulder of Berkshire Road. The car was found about 100 feet down a heavily wooded ravine.

The vehicle was occupied by two people. The occupants were both Newtown residents.

The passenger and driver were pronounced deceased on scene. The state Medical Examiner’s Office was called to the scene and are investigating the cause of death.

The Newtown Police Accident Reconstruction team was called to investigate the cause of the accident.

The name of the victims are being held at this time pending notification to the families.

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