Police investigating fatal accident Saturday on Woodmont Road

A 61-year-old man died in a one-car accident Saturday afternoon at the intersection of Woodmont Road and Eastern Steal Road.

Police have not released the man’s name yet.

Police said the accident occurred at 1:30 p.m. A preliminary investigation revealed that the man was driving southbound on Woodmont Road when his car left the roadway and struck a utility pole guide wire. The driver was transported to a local hospital and was pronounced dead. The vehicle was a red, 1991 Buick Le Sabre four door style.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact Officer Michael Compare of the Milford Police Traffic Division at 203- 783-4775 or email at mcompare@ci.milford.ct.us.