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Car Strikes Tree In Middlefield Killing One

MIDDLEFIELD — A Waterbury woman was killed when a car she was driving crashed into a tree on Baileyville Road late Thursday, state police said. Asia Dickerson, 23, of Chapman Avenue, was flown to Hartford Hospital by Life Star Helicopter but succumed to injures, state police said. While turning onto Lakeview Place from Baileyville Road, Dickerson went off the road and hit a tree in front of a home at 159 Baileyville Road, state police said. Parts from the car hit the home, damaging a window. State police said Dickerson was the only person in the vehicle. Troopers are investigating the cause of the accident.