One Dead In Early Morning Stratford Crash

State Police said one person has died from their injuries after a car they were a passenger in rolled down an embankment on Route 15 in Stratford early Sunday morning.

Twenty-seven year old Jordan Soares, of Bridgeport, was identified Sunday afternoon as the crash’s only victim.

Police said the crash happened around 1:30 a.m. near exit 53 and two other passengers were treated for injuries.

According to a police report, the vehicle Soares was a passenger in the right lane of the highway when it made contact with another vehicle in the left lane.

The vehicle in the left lane then struck the center median and the vehicle Soares was riding in rolled down the right embankment.

Police said all three occupants of the rolled over vehicle were ejected from the car and taken to Bridgeport Hospital.

Police said the highway was closed for a town, but has reopened.

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