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2 dead in fatal crash on I-95 north

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DARIEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Two people are dead following a crash that closed parts of I-95 Northbound on Sunday.

According to the Department of Transportation, a car carrying four passengers (five occupants in total) hit a tree near exit 9.

This closed the north side of the highway between exits 9 and 10 Sunday morning.

In a report from State Police, three of the passengers and the driver were transported to the hospital with serious injuries. Victor Emanuel Deleon, 19, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver, 19-year-old Indina Samantha Rivera and 19-year-old Chase Ortiz were transported to Norwalk Hospital with serious injuries.

Julius Christopher Beau, 20 and Jordan Alan Palmer, 22, were transported to Stamford Hospital with serious injuries.

On Wednesday, officials confirmed to News 8 that Ortiz had also died.

According to the Associated Press, police said the car “veered off the road to the right for an unknown reason” and struck a tree.

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