A New Jersey man died this morning in a car crash at the intersection of Ashford and Westford roads in Eastford.
Diego Barreros, 26, of Plainfield, N.J., was reportedly driving south on Ashford Road shortly before 6 a.m. this morning, when the Mitsubishi GST he was traveling in collided with another vehicle at the intersection of Westford Road.
According to a report from state police Troop D, Barreros died at the scene. He was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
The driver of the second vehicle, 20-year-old Ryan Sherman, of Eastford, was not injured. Sherman was traveling east on Westford Road in a Chevrolet Blazer when the collision occurred.
State police report the accident is under investigation.
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