Boy Killed in Crash on Wilbur Cross Parkway in Wallingford

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    NBCConnecticut.com

    A 7-year-old boy was killed in a rollover crash on Route 15 southbound in Wallingford Friday  afternoon.

    State police said Jay Goodwin Jr. was riding in a jeep with two other people when it crashed on the Wilbur Cross Parkway.

    The crash was reported at 1:30 p.m. on Friday in the area of exit 66.  The southbound lanes of the Wilbur Cross Parkway were closed for several hours while police investigated.

    Police said Goodwin was not wearing a seat belt and was thrown from the car.  The driver and another passenger were transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, but the extent of their injuries is not known.

    The accident is under investigation.