Two-vehicle crash on US Route 7, New Haven

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NEW HAVEN — Police responded to a two-vehicle crash in New Haven yesterday.

The crash that took place on US Route 7 at around 7:34 a.m.

According to the report, Michael Cowherd, 62, of Cornwall, was headed north, and Jamee Barnum, 19, of E. Middlebury was traveling behind him at the time of the collision.

Police say Cowherd slowed for a vehicle turning in a residential driveway in front of him, as did the car in front of him.

Barnum applied the brakes and was unable to stop to avoid a collision, police say.

State Police were assisted by the New Haven Fire Department and Bristol Rescue.

US Route 7 was temporarily reduced to one lane of travel.