Head-On Crash: 1 Killed, 1 Injured In CT

A Connecticut man was killed after colliding head-on with another vehicle on a busy roadway.

The area of the fatal crash.
The area of the fatal crash. Photo Credit: Photo by Scott Rodgerson on Unsplash and Google Maps street view

The crash took place in Windham County on Route 6 (Providence Road) around 8 p.m., Monday, May 29 in the small town of Brooklyn.

According to Connecticut State Police, Joseph Kowal, age 81, of Dayville (a hamlet in the town of Killingly) was driving a 2001 Chrysler Sebring east on Route 6 at the intersection of Day Street when he collided head-on with a 2021 Hyundai Palisade.

Kowal was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the Palisade, identified as David Meade, age 62, of Brooklyn, was transported to Plainfield Backus Hospital to be treated for injuries, police said.

This incident remains under investigation by Troop D.

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