CT woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-95 in Virginia

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EMPORIA, Va. (AP) — Virginia State Police say a Connecticut woman was one of two people killed when the car she was riding in was hit head-on by a car traveling the wrong way on Interstate 95 during a police chase.

A news release says Emporia police were pursuing a 2018 BMW that refused to stop for officers. The BMW made a u-turn in the northbound lanes and began heading south when it hit a northbound 2011 Lincoln shortly after 9 p.m. at mile marker 16.

A woman riding in the BMW was ejected from the car and killed. A passenger in the Lincoln, Melissa R. Dorsett of New London, Connecticut, died at the scene.

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