1 dead, several hurt in Seymour crash


“This is where he’s from,” said Alayshia Tedder spreading her arms wide as a group of young boys played basketball on a makeshift court in the street. Derby’s Fifth Street lost one of their own Tuesday night when Shyheim Jaleel Samuel was killed in the horrific Seymour crash that sheered off a utility pole, knocked out power to 400 homes and sent five passengers in the car to area hospitals. Samuel died Tuesday night when the four-door sedan he was riding in struck a utility pole on Rimmon Street in Seymour, a winding road just off Route 67 and not far from Allen’s Plumbing. Police believe the car was traveling at a high rate of speed when it struck the pole, shearing it in three places and knocking out power to 400 nearby residents. Satkowski...

1 dead, several hurt in Seymour crash

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