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Police release names of those killed in Route 44 crash

June 26, 2017 Fire, Police No Comments

Police have identified the two people killed in a Saturday night two-car crash on Route 44.

Robert Ransom, 38, and Linda O’Connor, 66, both of Tariffville, were killed in the two-car accident, which took place late Saturday night on Route 44 near Colonial Drive, police said.

Ransom was driving one vehicle involved in the crash. Additionally Addison Crowe, 30 of Windsor Locks was also in serious condition Monday, police said.

The driver of a second vehicle involved in the crash, Norman Deangelis, 64, of Goshen, was transported to an area hospital and listed in stable condition Monday, police added.

The Canton Police Department was assisted by the town of Canton Volunteer Fire Department and Ambulance, Simsbury Volunteer Fire and Ambulance, Avon Volunteer Fire and Ambulance, Burlington Volunteer Fire Department. Ambulance and UConn Ambulance, police said.

Fire crews had to extricate the patients from the vehicles. For Canton volunteer fire Engine 1, Engine 4, Squad 5, Rescue 9, Car 10 (ambulance) and medic responded.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is urged to call the Canton Police Department at (860)693-0221.


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