Middletown man killed in crash on Route 9

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A man from Middletown is dead after a crash on Route 9 in Chester.

It happened around 10 p.m. Friday night on the southbound side of the highway near exit 6.

Police said David Latina, 33, of Middletown, lost control of his car, veered off of the roadway, and then struck a rock ledge.

He was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital by LifeStar medical helicopter, where he was pronounced dead.

The exact cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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