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1 dead in Beacon Falls car crash at railroad tracks

A 24-year-old man was killed when his car went off of the overpass on Route 8 and landed on railroad tracks below in Beacon Falls, police say.

News 12 Staff

Jan 5, 2021, 11:08 PM

Updated 1,258 days ago

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A 24-year-old man was killed when his car went off of the overpass on Route 8 and landed on railroad tracks below in Beacon Falls, police say.
The incident happened Monday on Route 8 near exit 24.
According to police, the car went off of the Route 8 overpass and landed on railroad tracks below.
The man killed is identified as Jonathan Vazquez, 24, of Derby.
Route 8 was closed for several hours while authorities investigated.
Rail service was also shut down for a time but has since resumed.
Police did not say what caused the crash.


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