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Plainfield, Conn.

Mass. man found dead in overturned car

A Massachusetts man has been found dead in his overturned car in the middle of a road in the eastern Connecticut village of Moosup. The Norwich Bulletin reported that Plainfield police said 29-year-old Michael Shong of Dudley was pronounced dead at the scene when their officers arrived with fire rescue units from Moosup and Central Village at about 2 a.m. Sunday. Police said it appears the Honda Civic was southbound on Snake Meadow Road in Moosup when it ran off a curve, hit an embankment and rolled over. The accident is still being investigated.