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Passerby pulled victim out of car after rollover on Route 8

November 29, 2018

A passerby pulled a victim of a rollover crash from their car early Wednesday morning, fire officials said.

Around 1:30 a.m., Shelton fire companies one and three were sent to Route 8 north between Exits 13 and 14 a reported rollover crash with extrication. The first fire unit at the scene found one victim outside the vehicle. The site of the crash is just over the Shelton line in Derby.

“It was determined that a passerby removed the victim from the vehicle,” officials said.

Two fire units remained at the scene for help with traffic control and lighting until the vehicle was removed. There was no further information immediately providing, including any word on possible injuries suffered by the victim.

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