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WESTBROOK, Conn.

1 dead, 2 hurt in collision, shooting

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Connecticut State Police said a trooper and a robbery suspect were wounded and a second suspect was killed when a car chase ended in a crash and shootout. State Police said the suspects fled a reported armed robbery at a Days Inn in Old Saybrook on Monday. Old Saybrook police pursued them, and the state trooper came to assist. Police said his car collided with the suspects’ car on Route 153 in Westbrook, and they exchanged gunfire. Police said the trooper was driven to Shoreline Medical Center with severe injuries not believed to be life-threatening. One of the suspects was pronounced dead at Shoreline. The second suspect was taken by helicopter to Hartford Hospital with severe injuries.

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