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Five Dead After Connecticut Crash

May 22, 1999

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) _ Five people were killed when a pickup truck slammed head-on Friday night into a car on a Connecticut highway.

The truck was traveling in the northbound lanes of Interstate 91 when it crossed the median and hit a Volkswagen Beetle, state police spokesman Lt. Ralph Carpenter said.

Two men and two women were in the car. Three of the people died at the scene and a fourth victim died at a hospital/. The male driver of the truck was also killed.

All of the victims were from Connecticut, police said.

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