NEW HAVEN COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — William Anthony Joyner, of Waterbury, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a Saturday night vehicle crash in New Haven County.

Joyner, 46 or 47, was killed in a single-vehicle crash near Prospect Saturday night.


According to reports, Joyner was operating a vehicle on Waterbury Road in Prospect, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and exited the roadway around 10 p.m. Saturday. The vehicle then came into contact with a brick wall and a utility pole.

Joyner was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is asked to contact Trooper Atwood at State Police Troop I at 203-393-4200 or


Geo quick facts: New Haven County is a county in the south central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. As of the 2010 census, the population was 862,477 making it the third-most populous county in Connecticut. Two of the state’s largest cities, New Haven and Waterbury, are part of New Haven County – Wikipedia.