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Police identify victim of fatal Manchester crash

Diyar Muhammad Hamad of Shelton, died at the scene

MANCHESTER, Conn. — One person was killed in a crash early Sunday morning. Police believe speed was a factor in the crash. 

Diyar Muhammad Hamad, 24, of Shelton, died at the scene. 

Police said at 2:15 a.m., they were called to the crash at Center and Fairview Street. When crews arrived, they found one car had hit the wall of a building at 600 Center Street. 

Police said the car had been going east on Center Street when it went off the road near Olcott Street, went through a utility pole a fence and the wall of a building. Police said speed appears to be a factor in the crash.  

Center Street was closed from McKee Street to Olcott Street because of downed wires.  

Three teens were killed at almost the same location in 2017. 

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