Route 8 in Shelton closed after crash

Police cruiser file photo.

Police cruiser file photo.

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SHELTON — A stretch of Route 8 has been closed for hours after an early Sunday crash, according to officials.

The Connecticut Department of Transportation said a crash and truck fire caused the closure between Exits 11 and 10 on Route 8 southbound. The crash occurred before 5 a.m. Sunday.

Shelton police said the road is still closed as of 11 a.m. Sunday.