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.