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Victim of deadly Burlington head-on crash identified

Officials said the head-on crash killed one person while another was taken to St. Francis Hospital for their injuries.

BURLINGTON, Conn. — One person is dead after a head-on crash in Burlington, according to Connecticut state police.

The crash happened Friday morning on Route 4 (Collinsville Road). Two cars were involved. A Chevrolet Sonic had crossed the middle line and collided with a Ford Econoline e250 - a cargo van, state police said.

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State police were called to the scene just after 6 a.m. Friday. LifeStar was called to the scene before it was canceled.

The driver of the Chevrolet was pronounced dead at the scene. State police on Saturday identified the victim as Anthony Martocci, 38, of Meriden.

The van driver was taken to Saint Francis Hospital for treatment of their serious injuries, state police said.

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Route 4 was closed between Spielman Highway and Huckleberry Hill Road for several hours on Friday while police investigated the crash. The road has since reopened.

This crash remains under investigation. 

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Jennifer Glatz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jglatz@fox61.com.  

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