Police: Car collides with tree off Route 8 in Shelton; 1 dead

A car fire in Shelton killed a person overnight, police say.
It happened at 3:41 a.m. Saturday on Route 8 northbound between exits 13 and 14.
Police say the driver, who has not been identified, exited the highway and collided with a tree.
As a result of the impact, the car caught on fire. The victim died at the scene.
The accident remains under investigation.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Daniel McCue #792 at CT State Police Troop I at 203-393-4200 or by email at Daniel.mccue@ct.gov.