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Bristol woman killed in Route 72 crash

PLAINVILLE — State Police confirmed a Bristol woman was killed in a crash Thursday evening. The two-car crash happened around 6:48 p.m. on Route 72 eastbo...
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PLAINVILLE — State Police confirmed a Bristol woman was killed in a crash Thursday evening.

The two-car crash happened around 6:48 p.m. on Route 72 eastbound, just east of Forrestville Avenue.

Plainville Police and State Police responded to the scene. According to State Police, a Chevrolet Tahoe was stopped in the left lane due to traffic congestion, when it was rear-ended by a Nissan Sentra, driven by 26-year-old Waleska Otero of Bristol.

Otero was rushed to New Britain Hospital where she later died from her injuries.

The crash is currently under investigation.