WOODBRIDGE, Conn. (WTNH) – State Police say a woman has died and six others were seriously injured following a single-car crash on the Woodbridge/Orange town line Friday afternoon.
State Police have identified the victim as 30-year-old Siryania Albino-De Fernandez of New Jersey, who was a passenger in the vehicle.
Albino-De Fernandez was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital for life-threatening injuries and was later pronounced deceased at the hospital, according to State Police.
Six other occupants in the car were seriously injured, including three other adults and three children, according to State Police. State Police say they were transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital.
State Police say the vehicle was traveling northbound on Route 15 just north of Exit 58. For an unknown reason, State Police say the vehicle veered into the right shoulder and struck a tree, sustaining heavy damage.
The case remains under investigation.
Any witnesses to the crash are asked to contact Trooper Jankowski, Connecticut State Police Troop I, at (203) 393-4200.
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