The Milford Police Department is investigating a motor vehicle accident that occurred Sunday, Dec. 9,  just before 1 a.m., in which a 72-year-old Milford woman died.

The vehicle was traveling westbound on the Boston Post Road near the Milford Market Place Plaza when it traveled off the roadway and struck a utility pole.  The operator of the vehicle, Felicia Maruottolo, 72, of Milford, was transported to a local hospital where she was later pronounced deceased.

Police are asking anyone with information regarding the accident to contact Officer Localzo of the Milford Police Department Traffic Division at 203-783-4792 or email wlocalzo@ci.milford.ct.us.