A 23-year-old Connecticut man died in a single-vehicle collision early Monday morning in Becket.

Nicholas Musco, of Torrington, Conn., died after failing to navigate a curve on Jacobs Ladder Road near Jester Lane early Monday morning. He was traveling northeast in a 2008 Jeep Wrangler when the vehicle left the roadway and ultimately struck a utility pole.

Becket Police, Massachusetts State Police, State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, State Police Crime Scene Services, State Police Collision Analysis, and Reconstruction Section, Becket Fire, and Becket EMS all responded to the scene shortly before 5 a.m.

The Office of the Chief Medical Examiner took custody of the body.

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The collision remains under investigation. Authorities ask anyone who may have information about the collision to contact Becket Police.

Berkshire District Attorney Andrea Harrington’s office serves all 32 cities and towns in Berkshire County. The office represents the Commonwealth in more than 7,500 criminal cases per year in Berkshire Superior Court, three district courts, three juvenile courts, Massachusetts Appeals Court, and Supreme Judicial Court. The office works closely with the State Police Detective Unit assigned to the Berkshire District Attorney’s Office, the Berkshire Law Enforcement Task Force, and collaborates with local police departments across the county. A dedicated staff of more than 50 prioritizes public safety, empowering victims and witnesses through services and support, and building a safe community for everyone and especially the most vulnerable

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