POMFRET, Conn. — Officials say one person has died and another has been seriously injured after being hit by a car in northeast Connecticut.

The crash happened around 10:40 p.m. Tuesday on U.S. Route 44 in Pomfret.

State police say the road has been closed, and they expect to be at the scene for several hours.

The crash is still under investigation.

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