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Nor'easter: Driver Killed After Tree Falls On Vehicle In Northern Westchester Nor'easter: Driver Killed After Tree Falls On Vehicle In Northern Westchester
Nor'easter: Driver Killed After Tree Falls On Vehicle In Northern Westchester A person was killed after a tree fell on a vehicle in Northern Westchester as a powerful Nor'easter swept through the region. Click here for a new, updated story - Nor'easter: Woman Killed In Northern Westchester By Fallen Tree ID'd As Wife Of Yankees Exec The incident happened around 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 3 in Armonk. The 2021 Toyota had been northbound on Route 128 between School Street and Leisure Farm Drive, according to the Town of North Castle Police. The driver, and sole occupant of the vehicle, died after the incident just west of Interstate 684. The person's identity has …
Much-Beloved CT Football Coach Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash Much-Beloved CT Football Coach Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash
Much-Beloved CT Football Coach Dies In Single-Vehicle Crash New York State Police have identified the person killed during a single-vehicle crash in the Hudson Valley. Related: 1 Killed In I-84 Newburgh Crash The collision took place in Orange County around 10:50 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 20 near exit 39 on the eastbound side of I-84 in the town of Newburgh. According to Trooper Steven Nevel of the New York State Police, a preliminary investigation revealed that a Nissan Rogue struck the guide rail and flipped into the center median. The driver of the vehicle, identified as Hartford County, Connecticut resident Charles Drury, age 77, of Bri…
Toddler, 2, Killed In Single-Vehicle Bridgeport Crash Toddler, 2, Killed In Single-Vehicle Bridgeport Crash
Toddler, 2, Killed In Single-Vehicle Bridgeport Crash A 2-year-old boy was killed in a single-vehicle crash after the car he was a passenger in collided with a utility pole and was trapped by a tree on the side of a Fairfield County roadway. The incident took place in Bridgeport around 6 a.m., Tuesday, Feb. 6 on Reservoir Avenue near Saunders Avenue. The child was in a 2005 Honda Accord with a 29-year-old man and a 30-year-old woman traveling northbound on Reservoir Avenue when the driver lost control and hit the utility pole before coming to rest on a tree off the northbound side of the road, said Sgt. Darryl Wilson of the Bridgeport Pol…
Fairfield County Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway Fairfield County Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway
Fairfield County Woman Charged With DUI For Driving Wrong Direction On Highway A Connecticut woman was charged with alleged driving under the influence after causing a crash while driving in the wrong direction, according to State Police. Fairfield County resident Heather Maton, age 55, of Bethel, was arrested on Sunday, Feb. 4 around 12:30 a.m. in New Haven County in the town of Seymour. According to Connecticut State Police, troopers responded to a crash involving a Jeep and a Lexus which was traveling northbound in the southbound lane of Route 8 on Sunday, Feb. 4 at about 12:30 a.m. Maton reported no injuries, according to police.  The driver of the Jeep rep…
ID Released For 45-Year-Old Killed After Porsche Crashes Into Pole In Stamford ID Released For 45-Year-Old Killed After Porsche Crashes Into Pole In Stamford
ID Released For 45-Year-Old Killed After Porsche Crashes Into Pole In Stamford The identity has been released of a man killed in a single-vehicle crash earlier this week in Fairfield County. The crash happened around 8:50 p.m. Monday, Jan. 29 in Stamford. A 2004 Porsche Cayenne was traveling eastbound on Jefferson Street approaching the junction with Magee Avenue when it continued across the intersection, did not negotiate the left curve in the roadway, and struck a City of Stamford traffic light pole, Stamford Police said. The operator and sole occupant of the vehicle, now identified as Johny Villard, a 45-year-old Stamford resident, suffered critical injuries durin…
Woman Killed After Crossing Into Oncoming Lane, Striking Car Head-On Near CT Line Woman Killed After Crossing Into Oncoming Lane, Striking Car Head-On Near CT Line
Woman Killed After Crossing Into Oncoming Lane, Striking Car Head-On Near CT Line A woman was killed in a head-on collision in the Hudson Valley that also left two young children injured as well, police announced.  The crash happened in Putnam County on Thursday, Jan. 25 around 6 p.m., when two vehicles collided in the town of Southeast in the area of 477 Tonetta Lake Rd. An arriving deputy found that one of the drivers was in immediate need of medical attention and began performing CPR and using an automated external defibrillator on her until she was taken to Putnam Hospital Center by Brewster EMS.  After arriving at the hospital, the driver, ident…
45-Year-Old Killed After Crashing Into Pole In Stamford 45-Year-Old Killed After Crashing Into Pole In Stamford
45-Year-Old Killed After Crashing Into Pole In Stamford A man was killed after he allegedly failed to negotiate a turn and hit a traffic light pole in Fairfield County. Click here for a new, updated story: ID Released For 45-Year-Old Killed After Porsche Crashes Into Pole In Stamford The crash took place in Stamford around 8:55 p.m., Monday, Jan. 29 on Jefferson Street at Magee Avenue. According to Sgt. Jeffrey Booth of the Stamford Police, a 2004 Porsche Cayenne was traveling eastbound on Jefferson Street approaching the junction with Magee Avenue when the driver failed to negotiate the left curve in the roadway and struck a C…
CT Woman, 35, Killed In Crash That Injured 2 Others CT Woman, 35, Killed In Crash That Injured 2 Others
CT Woman, 35, Killed In Crash That Injured 2 Others A 35-year-old Connecticut woman was killed in a two-vehicle crash that injured two others. The collision took place on Sunday, Jan. 28, in New Haven County at West Main Street at Watertown Avenue, in Waterbury. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police, officers responded to a motor vehicle accident at the intersection of West Main Street at Watertown Avenue involving a Honda Element and Ford Escape. The Ford Escape had two occupants in the vehicle identified as a 37-year-old man and a 35-year-old woman. Both occupants were transported to local hospitals. The man sus…
Double-Fatal CT Crash: Man, 44, Woman, 36, ID'd As Victims Double-Fatal CT Crash: Man, 44, Woman, 36, ID'd As Victims
Double-Fatal CT Crash: Man, 44, Woman, 36, ID'd As Victims A Connecticut man and a woman were killed in a single-car crash that left the vehicle upside down in a parking lot. The collision occurred in Hartford around 8:30 p.m. on Sunday, July 21 in the area of 1200 Park St. According to Hartford Police Lt. Aaron Boisvert, Kevin McCrorey, age 44, and Emily Echevarria, age 34, both of Hartford, were found inside a red Cadillac XT5 by officers in a Park Street parking lot. "Both suffered catastrophic injuries and were pronounced deceased on scene," Boisvert said.  The vehicle had struck a light pole, fence, transformer, concrete pole, and …
Latest Update: ID Released Of CT Man Killed In Fatal Crash, Car Fire Just Over NY Border Latest Update: ID Released Of CT Man Killed In Fatal Crash, Car Fire Just Over NY Border
Latest Update: ID Released Of CT Man Killed In Fatal Crash, Car Fire Just Over NY Border The identity of a Connecticut man who was killed in a fatal crash and car fire in the Hudson Valley has been released by authorities.  New Haven County resident Jaydir Ramos Jacobo of Prospect, age 40, was killed on Thursday, Jan. 11 in a Putnam County crash on Danbury Road (Route 6) in Brewster near Dingle Ridge Road, according to New York State Police.  Earlier Report - New Update: More Details Emerge In Fatal Crash, Car Fire In Brewster On the day of the crash around 6:45 a.m., a 2011 Toyota Rav4 driven by Jacobo had been speeding westbound before striking …
Driver Rushed To Trauma Center After Crashing Into Ravine In Shelton Driver Rushed To Trauma Center After Crashing Into Ravine In Shelton
Driver Rushed To Trauma Center After Crashing Into Ravine In Shelton A driver was seriously injured after losing control of their vehicle on a highway on-ramp and crashing into a ravine in Connecticut, fire officials said. The crash happened in Fairfield County on Sunday, Dec. 31 just before 11:15 p.m., when a car left the Route 8 northbound Exit 13 on-ramp and plunged into a ravine 300 feet away from the roadway, according to the Shelton Fire Department. Arriving first responders found that the driver had become pinned in the vehicle and used several extrication tools and stabilization struts to get them out of the car, which took around 20 minutes in total…
Officer Injured After Cruiser Collides With Vehicle, Hits Parked Car In CT Incident Officer Injured After Cruiser Collides With Vehicle, Hits Parked Car In CT Incident
Officer Injured After Cruiser Collides With Vehicle, Hits Parked Car In CT Incident A police officer was taken to a hospital after their cruiser collided with another vehicle while driving to the scene of a disturbance in Connecticut.  The incident happened in Hartford County on Thursday, Dec. 28 just before 7:15 a.m., when Manchester Police officers were dispatched to an active disturbance call.  According to the department, a marked patrol vehicle that was driving to the scene of this disturbance with lights and sirens activated had been traveling south on Main Street (Route 83) in the area of Pearl Street when another car abruptly turned left in front of it.&n…
Fatal Christmas Crash: 23-Year-Old Passenger ID'd As Victim On CT Roadway Fatal Christmas Crash: 23-Year-Old Passenger ID'd As Victim On CT Roadway
Fatal Christmas Crash: 23-Year-Old Passenger ID'd As Victim On CT Roadway One person was killed and another seriously injured in a single-vehicle Christmas Day crash in Connecticut. It happened around 3 p.m. Monday, Dec. 25 in Litchfield County on Route 44 (Canaan Road) in the town of Salisbury. The vehicle was traveling eastbound in the area of Twin Lakes Road when the driver lost control and traveled across the westbound lane and shoulder, subsequently exiting the roadway, where it collided with a tree, Connecticut State Police said.  The passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene. He's been identified as Litchfield Coun…
45-Year-Old Danbury Woman Killed, Man Critical In Wrong-Way I-84 Crash 45-Year-Old Danbury Woman Killed, Man Critical In Wrong-Way I-84 Crash
45-Year-Old Danbury Woman Killed, Man Critical In Wrong-Way I-84 Crash A 45-year-old Connecticut woman is dead and a man is in critical condition following a wrong-way driver crash on I-84. The collision took place in New Haven County around 6:20 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 10, in Waterbury. A 2004 Honda Accord was traveling in the wrong direction on I-84 when it caused two other vehicles to crash, said the Connecticut State Police. Killed in the crash was 45-year-old Fairfield County resident Francisa Jessennia Cortez-Arias of Danbury. The driver, a 32-year-old Danbury man, suffered life-threatening injuries and was transported to Waterbury Hospital, state…
Funeral Set For 'Beloved' CT Teacher Killed In Wrong-Way Wreck Funeral Set For 'Beloved' CT Teacher Killed In Wrong-Way Wreck
Funeral Set For 'Beloved' CT Teacher Killed In Wrong-Way Wreck The superintendent of the school district where a 35-year-old woman who worked has canceled classes on Friday, Dec. 8, so students and staff can attend her funeral.  Connecticut resident Kayla Morey, age 35, of Dayville in Windham County, died Saturday Dec. 2 in Massachusetts when she was involved in a head-on collision in Worcester County.  Related: 'Gifted, Talented' Teacher Killed In Wrong-Way Crash In Webster Police said Jordan Pimentel, age 31, got onto I-395 in Webster, driving north in the southbound lane, and crashed into Morey just after 10:15 p.m. They both di…
Driver Seriously Injured Crashing Into CT Home Driver Seriously Injured Crashing Into CT Home
Driver Seriously Injured Crashing Into CT Home A motorist was seriously injured after a car left the roadway and crashed into a house in Connecticut. The in Hartford County incident took place around 12:15 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2 in Rocky Hill. According to Sgt. Jeffrey Foss-Rugan of the Rocky Hill Police a preliminary investigation found the vehicle left Marshall Road and struck a fence surrounding a community pool. The vehicle then began to travel in a western direction on Marshall Road, leaving the roadway again and striking a home. The damages.  Rocky Hill Fire Department The operator was seriously injured, but is exp…
Latest Update: 'No Indication Of Terrorism' In Double-Fatal Crash On Bridge Linking NY, Canada Latest Update: 'No Indication Of Terrorism' In Double-Fatal Crash On Bridge Linking NY, Canada
Latest Update: 'No Indication Of Terrorism' In Double-Fatal Crash On Bridge Linking NY, Canada New Update: IDs Released For Couple Killed In Fiery Crash On Bridge Linking NY, Canada Caught On Video There is no indication of terrorism after a car exploded after crashing near a bridge connecting the United States and Canada in New York on one of the year's busiest travel days, killing two people. The Thanksgiving Eve incident happened early Wednesday afternoon, Nov. 22 on the Rainbow Bridge at Niagara Falls. The explosion involved a car entering the US from Canada, according to the City of Niagara Falls. The explosion reportedly happened when the car accelerated to around 80 miles…
Woman Injured After Pickup Truck Hits Deer, Sends It Flying Into Her SUV In Easton: Police Woman Injured After Pickup Truck Hits Deer, Sends It Flying Into Her SUV In Easton: Police
Woman Injured After Pickup Truck Hits Deer, Sends It Flying Into Her SUV In Easton: Police A woman was hospitalized in serious condition after a pickup truck struck a deer on a Fairfield County road and sent it flying into her vehicle, police said. The incident happened on Monday, Nov. 20 around 9 a.m. in Easton on Route 59 in the area of Sherwood Drive, according to Easton Police Chief Richard Doyle.  Soon after the collision, first responders arrived at the scene and found that a 2019 Ford pickup truck had struck a deer. They also discovered a 2015 Honda Pilot SUV that was resting against a utility pole off the roadway.  The driver of the Honda was extricated from he…
Volunteer CT Firefighter Struck, Killed After Trunk-Or-Treat Event Volunteer CT Firefighter Struck, Killed After Trunk-Or-Treat Event
Volunteer CT Firefighter Struck, Killed After Trunk-Or-Treat Event A 69-year-old volunteer Connecticut firefighter was killed when he was struck while crossing a dark roadway following a Halloween event. The incident took place in New London County at 7 p.m., Sunday, Oct. 29 on Route 354,  also known as Old Colchester Road, in the town of Salem. Willis Sands, a member of the Gardner Lake Volunteer Fire Company, was walking across the street to his house, said the Connecticut State Police. He was coming from a trunk-or-treat event at the Gardner Lake Volunteer Fire Company where he was a member. The area was dark with no auxiliary lighting and no mark…
33-Year-Old Killed In Trumbull Crash Remembered For Passion For Family, Dog 33-Year-Old Killed In Trumbull Crash Remembered For Passion For Family, Dog
33-Year-Old Killed In Trumbull Crash Remembered For Passion For Family, Dog A Fairfield County man killed in a two-car crash when the Lexus he was a passenger in hit another vehicle is being remembered as a hard worker who had a passion for his family and his dog, Charlie. Anthony James Moran, age 33, of Bridgeport, died on Sunday, Oct. 15, in a crash in Trumbull Moran was the passenger in a red Lexus SC 430 convertible that was being driven by a 22-year-old Trumbull man, which struck a maroon Chrysler 300 S, according to authorities. Both men were ejected from the car.  Earlier report: Fatal Crash Update: 33-Year-Old Identified As Victim In Trumbull …
1 Killed, 2 Injured In Trumbull Crash 1 Killed, 2 Injured In Trumbull Crash
1 Killed, 2 Injured In Trumbull Crash One person was killed and two others seriously injured in a crash in Fairfield County. Updated Story: Bridgeport Man Identified As Victim In Trumbull Crash The incident took place in Trumbull on Sunday, Oct. 15 around 3:30 p.m. on White Plains Road. After receiving numerous 911 calls, the Trumbull Police responded to a two-car crash near the entrance ramp to Route 25 southbound, said Lt. Brian Weir, of the Trumbull Police. A convertible and a sedan collided causing heavy damage to both vehicles with the convertible coming to rest on its side, Weir said. The only occupant of the se…
Woman Killed After Vintage Car Drives Off CT Road, Hits Guardrail, Lands In Embankment Woman Killed After Vintage Car Drives Off CT Road, Hits Guardrail, Lands In Embankment
Woman Killed After Vintage Car Drives Off CT Road, Hits Guardrail, Lands In Embankment Authorities are investigating the cause of a Connecticut crash that left a 35-year-old woman dead and another person seriously injured.  The incident happened in Windham County on Monday, Oct. 9 around 8:30 p.m., when a 1967 Triumph GT6 traveling south on Route 169 in Pomfret near the intersection with Harrisville Road ran off the right side of the road and struck a metal beam guardrail, according to state police. The car then hit a traffic sign and a tree before coming to an uncontrolled rest in an embankment, police said. The driver was later flown to UMass Hospital with serious inj…
Latest Update: Comatose Lifeguard Suffers Brain Injury In Crash With Uber In Fairfield Latest Update: Comatose Lifeguard Suffers Brain Injury In Crash With Uber In Fairfield
Latest Update: Comatose Lifeguard Suffers Brain Injury In Crash With Uber In Fairfield A 19-year-old remains in a medically-induced coma following a crash involving several of his Sacred Heart University peers last month in Connecticut. Related story - New Update: Sacred Heart University Student In Medically Inducted Coma After Fairfield Crash Tyler Delk, of South Orange, New Jersey, was behind the wheel of an Audi that ended up on its roof in a collision with an Uber carrying four female passengers on Friday, Sept. 29, according to Town of Fairfield Police Lt. Edward Nook Jr. and a GoFundMe for Delk. The scene of the crash that left six students in critical condition.…
Crash Of Tractor-Trailer Closes CT Highway For Hours, Owner Of Car Charged Crash Of Tractor-Trailer Closes CT Highway For Hours, Owner Of Car Charged
Crash Of Tractor-Trailer Closes CT Highway For Hours, Owner Of Car Charged A Connecticut woman was arrested after a car she owns allegedly caused a rollover crash involving a tractor-trailer that shut down I-91 for hours as the vehicles were removed. The incident took place in Hartford County in Rocky Hill around 5:20 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 17. According to Connecticut State Police, a car owned by Hartford County resident Fernandita Aquino-Almonte, age 37, of South Windsor, was driving in the left lane of four when the driver -- police are not sure if it was Aquino-Almonte -- suddenly changed lanes and decelerated “for an unknown reason,” causing a tractor-tra…
CT State Police Seek Witnesses To Crash, 'Suspicious' Death Of Child Passenger CT State Police Seek Witnesses To Crash, 'Suspicious' Death Of Child Passenger
CT State Police Seek Witnesses To Crash, 'Suspicious' Death Of Child Passenger The suspicious death of a 2-year-old girl following a two-car crash has Connecticut State Police asking for any witnesses to step forward. The collision took place in Middlesex County in Cromwell on Route 9 around 5:20 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 11. According to State Police, Devoni Miller, age 24, of Cromwell, was traveling southbound in a 2016 Hyundai Sonata when she allegedly hit the back of a 2010 Kia Forte driven by Hartford County resident Cheryl Robbins, age 59, of Rocky Hill. The impact caused the Hyundai to cross the center median and strike the metal guardrail on the right shoulder, s…
Double Fatal I-84 Crash: Toddler, 26-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victims Double Fatal I-84 Crash: Toddler, 26-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victims
Double Fatal I-84 Crash: Toddler, 26-Year-Old Woman ID'd As Victims A 26-year-old Connecticut woman and a toddler were killed on I-84 when another driver allegedly lost control and slammed into their vehicle. The crash took place in Hartford County in West Hartford around 8 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 6 near Exit 44. According to the Connecticut State Police, the driver killed was identified as Natalia Dudzinski, of Bristol, along with the toddler, Malika Scott, who would have turned 3 years old in just weeks. Police said a 2007 Volkswagen Jetta, driven by a 30-year-old North Carolina woman, was driving in the left lane when "for an unknown reason,"&nb…
Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Woman Hits Car Head-On Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Woman Hits Car Head-On
Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Woman Hits Car Head-On A 45-year-old Connecticut woman driving a Toyota Corolla was killed after veering into oncoming traffic on Route 2A and hitting a Nissan Altima head-on. The crash took place around 2:30 p.m. in New London County just west of the Route 2A and Harris Fuller Road intersection in the town of Preston. According to Connecticut State Police, Chrisdandra Lee Burgos, of Norwich, was traveling eastbound when she crossed into the westbound lane resulting in a head-on crash. As a result of the crash, the Altima came to rest in a wooded area on the westbound shoulder of the roadway. The Corolla came t…
Car Wash Employee Run Over By Customer In Greenwich Car Wash Employee Run Over By Customer In Greenwich
Car Wash Employee Run Over By Customer In Greenwich A car wash employee suffered serious injuries after being run over by a customer in Fairfield County. The incident took place in Greenwich at the Splash Car Wash at 73 Post Road around 10:20 a.m., on Monday, July 10. An initial investigation determined that an employee of the car wash was struck by a vehicle exiting the wash. The vehicle then continued crossing Post Road where it collided with another vehicle's driver's side, said Lt. Patrick Smyth of the Greenwich Police. The driver of the second vehicle had minor injuries and was transported to Greenwich Hospital for treatment. Th…
47-Year-Old Stamford 911 Dispatcher Killed In I-95 Crash In Greenwich 47-Year-Old Stamford 911 Dispatcher Killed In I-95 Crash In Greenwich
47-Year-Old Stamford 911 Dispatcher Killed In I-95 Crash In Greenwich Connecticut State Police are searching for witnesses after a fatal two-vehicle crash on I-95 in Greenwich. Colin D. Kennedy, age 47, of Stamford, was killed around 1:45 a.m., Friday, June 30 on I-95 after drifting out of his lane and eventually hitting another car head-on, said the Connecticut State Police.  According to Stamford Police Assistant Chief Richard Conklin, Kennedy was a 911 dispatcher who has worked with the city since October 2005. "He was well respected by his co-workers," Conklin said. "Our thoughts and prayers go out to his mom and two sisters." According to an inves…
Fatal Crash: 27-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-84 Fatal Crash: 27-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-84
Fatal Crash: 27-Year-Old ID'd As Victim On I-84 Police are investigating a fatal two-vehicle crash on a stretch of Interstate 84. It happened around 5:50 p.m. Saturday, June 17 in Tolland County, in the town of Vernon. A 2014 Honda RGL was traveling westbound in the center lane and a 2009 Nissan Altima was traveling in the left lane when the Altima sideswiped the pickup truck, then overcorrected causing the Nissan to strike the median and roll over, Connecticut State Police said. The collision caused disabling damage to the Altima and minor damage to the pickup truck.   The operator of the Nissan, Alejandr…
11 Injured After Stolen Car Crashes Into Vehicles On CT Roadway 11 Injured After Stolen Car Crashes Into Vehicles On CT Roadway
11 Injured After Stolen Car Crashes Into Vehicles On CT Roadway A three-vehicle crash at a busy Connecticut intersection allegedly caused by a man driving a stolen car injured 11 people. The crash took place in New Haven County around 4:15 p.m., Saturday, June 10 in Meriden at the intersection of Windsor Avenue at West Main Street. When officers arrived on the scene they found three vehicles with heavy damage and a total of 11 injured people, said Sgt. Stanley Zajac, of the Meriden Police. From the preliminary investigation, a 2003 Honda Accord was traveling north on North Third Street, crossing the intersection of West Main Street hitting a 2010 …