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1 person dead in wrong way crash in Danbury, police investigating

DANBURY —  Police have confirmed that one person has died following a car accident in Danbury Friday night.

Danbury police said the accident occurred at 10:43 p.m. on 84 Westbound near exit 4. The road was closed for a good portion of the night, finally reopening around 3:38 a.m.

Police say that Marcos Chillogalli, 40, of Danbury, was driving eastbound on I-84. Driving westbound, was Julio Mafort. Chillogalli struck Mafort in the front of the car. Mafort was taken to Danbury Hospital for serious injuries, while Chillogalli was killed by the crash.

Connecticut State Police are asking if anyone has any information regarding the accident to please contact Trooper Perrault at Troop A Southbury at 203-267-2200.