Naugatuck Police identify woman killed in crash on Route 63 Sunday


NAUGATUCK, Conn. (WTNH) — Naugatuck police Monday identified the woman killed in a two-car crash at Route 63 and Mill Street in Naugatuck around 3:45 p.m. Sunday.

69-year-old Carol Gironda, of Naugatuck, was killed when her Nissan was involved in what police say appears to be a head-on collision occurring on North Church St. (Route 63) where it meets Mill St.

Officers say two other people were taken to Waterbury Hospital to be treated for serious injuries.

One – 68-year-old Diana Truchsess, also of Naugatuck – was the passenger in Gironda’s vehicle. The other – 40-year-old Joie Cascella of Waterbury – was the driver of the other SUV involved in the crash.

Police say the cause of the collision remains under investigation.

The Naugatuck Police Department requests any witnesses or persons with information to contact lead investigator, Naugatuck Sgt. Matthew Savoy at 203-729-5221.

This is a developing story. Stay tuned to for details as they become available.

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