Shelton Police seek possible witness to crash

Shelton Police are trying to find a man they say may have witnessed the crash early Sunday that took the life of a Shelton High School teenager.

Edmund Conklin, 17, of Shelton was found outside his vehicle after police said it rolled over on Bridgeport Avenue between Crown Point Plaza and Long Hill Road roads around 4:45 a.m. Sunday, Feb. 28. Conklin later died of his injuries.

Police Wednesday released surveillance photos they say show a man who entered Walgreen’s Pharmacy, 700 Bridgeport Ave., and reported the crash.

Shelton Police stress that they are looking to speak to the man, and that he is only considered a witness. Police added that there is no indication the man was involved in the crash.

Anyone with any information regarding the identity of this male should contact the Shelton Police Department at (203) 924-1544.

The son of Edmund M. and Barbara Conklin, Conklin was born June 6, 1998. He was a member of Shelton High School class of 2016. He was a varsity basketball player and also played JV baseball.

Services are scheduled for Friday, March 4.