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Teen dies in overnight crash in Bolton

By Claire Bessette

Publication: theday.com

Published May 10. 2014 2:16PM   Updated May 10. 2014 11:34PM

Bolton — A teenager was killed and two people were injured when their Nissan 240SX crashed into two trees on Route 85 in Bolton early Saturday morning, state police said.

Brian Cody, 18, of Bolton, the front seat passenger, was pronounced dead at the scene. Driver Kyle A. Christensen, 20, of Bolton, and rear seat passenger Andrew Leardi, 16, of Columbia, were transported to Hartford Hospital with injuries sustained in the crash.

State police in Colchester said the crash occurred at 12:58 a.m., when the vehicle was exiting Route 85 in the area of Loomis Road. The car ran off the roadway and struck a tree on the front passenger side, then continued and struck a second tree on the driver’s side before coming to a stop about 40 feet off the roadway.

The accident is under investigation.

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