New Britain man dies in crash on Route 72 in Plainville

PLAINVILLE —  Police said a person died following a car accident on Route 72 westbound Monday evening.

State police responded to an accident on route 72 westbound by exit 1 in Plainville  around 5:17 p.m.

State police said the car traveled off the road and struck a guard rail and driving into an embankment. The driver, Carl Nauss, 35 of New Britain was taken to Hartford Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Anyone with any information is asked to call state police at 860-534-1000.