The two-car accident on River Road happened between Murphy's Lane and Long Hill Avenue, in front of the Sports Center of Connecticut, at around 1:30 p.m. The road was closed but reopened around 5:30 p.m.
Samantha Monaco, 23, and Rosemarie Dwyer, 69, both of Shelton were involved in the accident. Monaco was taken to Bridgeport Hospital with serious but non-life threatening injuries. Dwyer was also taken to Bridgeport Hospital where she was pronounced dead on arrival.
The Shelton Police Traffic Division Reconstruction Team is currently investigating the accident.
Any witnesses or anybody with additional information is asked to call the Shelton Police Traffic Division at (203) 924-1544.