One Teen Dead, Two Injured in Crash on Route 9 in Middletown

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NBC Connecticut

An 18-year-old from Middletown has died after a crash on Route 9 North on Tuesday night and the two teenage passengers sustained serious injuries.  

State police said Amil Carlton Phillip, 18, of Middletown, was driving a Toyota Camry, went off Route 9 North between exits 11 and 12 around 7:18 p.m. and hit a tree.

Phillip was pronounced dead at the scene, according to state police.

The two passengers in the vehicle, an 18-year-old New Britain woman and an 18-year-old Middletown man, sustained serious injuries, but they are not believed to be life-threatening, according to state police.

They were both taken to Hartford Hospital.

State police are investigating the crash.

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