On Monday, May 16 just before 8 p.m the Shelton Police department received several 911 calls reporting a car accident in the area of 829 Bridgeport Avenue. A car had reportedly gone off the road and struck a tree right in front of Cubesmart Self Storage facilities.

EMS, Shelton Fire, and Shelton Police responded to the scene, where the operator of the vehicle, Joseph Konner, 84, of Shelton was transported to the hospital and pronounced dead.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.