A Russian woman who was visiting the United States on business was killed in a crash with a garbage truck in Windsor Wednesday afternoon, according to police.
Pavel Kovalchuk, 33, of Moscow, was driving and 41-year-old Tatiana Vedentsova, also of Moscow, was a passenger in a car that collided head-on with a garbage truck on Bloomfield Avenue, or Route 305, at 1:25 p.m., according to police.
Kovalchuk sustained serious injuries and was transported to Hartford Hospital. Vedentsova sustained serious injuries and was transported to Hartford Hospital, where she later died, according to police.
Police said Kovalchuk and Vedentsova were visiting the United States on business.
The 36-year-old driver of the Windsor Sanitation garbage truck sustained a minor injury and was taken to St. Francis Hospital.
Wednesday was a stormy day across Connecticut, with a mix of snow, freezing rain and regular rain.
The North Central Municipal Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating.
Windsor police ask anyone with information about the crash to call the department at 860-688-5273 Ext. 546.