Victim identified in fatal Plainville crash over cliff


PLAINVILLE, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman died after her car went over a cliff on Ledge Road in Plainville on Sunday morning.

Police have identified the woman as 35-year-old Denise Santana of Southington.

Santana was the only passenger in the vehicle.

The Southington and Plainville Fire departments were on the scene Sunday evening trying to retrieve the turned over car and deceased driver.

News 8 has confirmed that Santana was killed after she was ejected from the car and the car landed on top of her.

Plainville officials say the road runs through Sunset Rock State Park.

Neighbors say they heard a loud noise at around 4:30 a.m. Sunday morning, and a driver on Ledge Road later found damage done to a fence along the road.

News 8 will update this story as more information comes in.


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