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Oxford man killed in 2-vehicle crash

February 28, 2018

A 43-year-old Oxford man was killed in a two-vehicle crash in Naugatuck on Tuesday.

The crash happened shortly after 11 a.m. on Gunntown Road in the area of Towantic Hill Road, near the Oxford town line.

Killed in the crash was Daniel Paul Lucas.

Naugatuck police say Lucas was the driver of a 1997 Honda Civic. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other vehicle involved in the crash was a 2006 Jeep Liberty driven by Alexander Oneschuk, 71, of Naugatuck. Oneshuk sustained non-life threatening injuries and was treated and released from a local hospital

The Naugatuck Valley Regional Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the collision and circumstances leading up to the collision.

Police said the investigation will take several weeks to be completed.

Gunntown Road was closed for several hours while the accident was investigated and processed, the road was reopened shortly after 5 p.m.