Two Women New York Women Killed In Connecticut Head On Collision

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Two people from New York were killed Monday morning after a head on collision on route 15 in New Haven, CT. Andrea L. Rossi, 53, of Long Island City, New York, and Erica L. Farland, 27, of Ossining, New York, were rushed to Yale New Haven Hospital after the crash, which happened at about 1:10 a.m. state police said in a press release. Both later died from their injuries.

Police said Rossi was southbound on Route 15 in a 2016 Audi A6 when the accident happened. Farland was northbound in a 2015 Subaru Legacy but police said she was driving in the leftmost southbound lane when her vehicle collided with Rossi’s.

The crash shut down the southbound side of Route 15 for more than four hours, according to the state Department of Transportation. The highway reopened at about 5:30 a.m.

Both women were wearing seatbelts, police said.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information about what happened is asked to call Troop I in Bethany at 203-393-4200.

 

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