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2 killed, 1 injured in Windham crash

Two cars hit each other at the intersection of Routes 6 and 203
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2 killed in Windham crash

WINDHAM, Conn. — Two people were killed in a crash in Windham Monday according to Connecticut State Police. 

Police said James Bobbitt, 91, of Mansfield was driving east on Route 6 and Carlene Drysdale, 90, of Livermore Falls, Maine, was a passenger in a car driving west. The cars collided at the intersection of Route 6 (Boston Post Road) and Route 203 (North Windham Road) shortly after noon on Monday.  

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Bobbitt was declared dead at the scene and Drysdale later at the hospital. The driver of the car Drysdale was in suffered serious injuries.

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If anyone witnessed the accident, they are asked to call State Police Troop K at 860-465-5400.

RELATED: State on track to have a record number of traffic fatalities this year: CT DOT

DOT officials said traffic-related fatalities in Connecticut are up nearly 16% from a year agoAs of Nov. 12, there have been 290 traffic-related deaths in Connecticut, up from 257 in 2020, and 216 in 2019.

Doug Stewart is a digital content producer at FOX61 News. He can be reached at dstewart@fox61.com.

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