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Police: 2 people die, 5 hurt, in Shelton car crash

April 9, 2018

SHELTON, Conn. (AP) — Police say two people, including a pregnant woman, have died and five others have been injured in a two-vehicle crash in Shelton.

The crash occurred on Route 110, also known as River Road, at about 7 p.m. Sunday.

Police say a southbound Mini Cooper with four occupants collided with a northbound Saturn with three occupants.

Two passengers in the Mini Cooper, identified Monday as 18-year-old Shalymar Herrera, of West Haven, and 23-year-old Brianna Torres-Carter, of Bridgeport, died. Torres-Carter was pregnant. The driver, 19-year-old Lawrence Carter, of Bridgeport, was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

A third passenger in the Mini and all three occupants of the Saturn suffered non-life threatening injuries.

The cause remains under investigation and police are asking witnesses to come forward.

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