Newtown Police Department report a fatal crash took place on May 6 at approximately 2:09 am on South Main Street at Greenbriar Lane.
According to the police report, a 2009 Chevrolet Silverado was traveling north on South Main Street when it crossed the southbound lane and left the roadway. The vehicle then struck a tree near the intersection of South Main Street and Greenbrier Lane.
Both vehicle occupants were transported to Danbury Hospital where the passenger, 26-year-old Danbury resident Paltin Loja was later pronounced dead, according to police.
The accident is under investigation by Newtown Detective Bureau and Accident Reconstruction Team. Witnesses are asked to contact Detective Chelsea Harold at 203-270-4237.