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UConn student killed in Mansfield crash with transit bus

MANSFIELD — State police say 21-year-old Tolland resident Thomas Leahy was killed in a crash Thursday night n Mansfield. Police say that Leahy was driving...
Mansfield crash

MANSFIELD — State police say 21-year-old Tolland resident Thomas Leahy was killed in a crash Thursday night n Mansfield.

Police say that Leahy was driving south on Storrs Road (Route 195) and a transit bus was driving northbound. According to police, Leahy crossed the double yellow line and struck the bus.

Leahy was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver of the bus sustained only minor injuries.

UConn confirmed that Leahy was a student at the school, set to graduate in 2020.

The crash is under investigation. Police ask anyone with information to call Troop C at 860-896-3200.