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1 dead, 4 injured after 3-vehicle crash in New Haven

New Haven officials said a female driver is in critical condition, three others are seriously injured, and one person has minor injuries.

NEW HAVEN, Conn. — A New Haven woman was killed and four others injured after a multi-crash Wednesday evening, police said. 

According to New Haven investigators, the crash happened just after 7:30 p.m. at the intersection of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Washington Avenue. 

Police said the crash involved three gray, older-style Honda Accords. The crash was a t-bone collision, with the third car struck after the initial impact. 

Five people were rushed to the hospital by EMS. Officials said 42-year-old Jazy White was pronounced dead soon after arriving at the hospital. She was one of the drivers involved in the crash. Police have not yet released details on which car she was driving. 

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Other people involved in the crash were seriously injured, but nothing life-threatening. 

All cars involved were significantly damaged from the crash. 

Investigators are searching for video surveillance footage that may have captured what happened just before and at the point of impact. 

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash or may have information valuable to the investigation is asked to call police at 203-946-6304 or through the department's anonymous tip line at 866-888-TIPS (8477).

Jennifer Glatz is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. She can be reached at jglatz@fox61.com.  

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