Police: 2nd teen dies of injuries sustained in weekend crash


NORWALK, Conn. (AP) — Police say a second teenager has died of injuries sustained in a crash on Interstate 95 in Connecticut last weekend.

State police tell The Hour that 19-year-old Chase Ortiz, of Norwalk, was a passenger in car that crashed in Darien at about 6 a.m. Sunday.

Police say the car “veered off the road to the right for an unknown reason” and struck a tree.

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Ortiz’s sister, Kaire Ortiz, announced her brother’s death on Facebook late Tuesday night.

The crash also killed was 19-year-old Victor Emanuel Deleon, of Norwalk.

Two other passengers and the driver remain hospitalized.

The crash remains under investigation.

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