Hamden police investigating fatal crash

Steven Goode, Hartford Courant
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Hamden police are investigating the cause of a one-car fatal car wreck in town on Sunday night.

Police said the crash occurred about 10:30 p.m. in the area of Prospect and Morse streets.

“A preliminary investigation revealed that the operator of the vehicle, Thomas Henderson, 40, of Hamden was traveling eastbound on Morse Street at a high rate of speed.,” said Capt. Ronald Smith in a release. “The vehicle failed to stop for a stop sign, located at the corner of Morse Street and Prospect Street. The vehicle subsequently struck a snowbank, before striking a utility pole.”

Smith said that Hamden Fire Department personnel removed Henderson from the vehicle and that he was pronounced dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Nicholas Lovett at (203) 281-8218.

Steven Goode can be reached at sgoode@courant.com.