Teenager Killed in Crash on Route 6 in Mansfield

A teenager has died after a crash on Route 6 in Mansfield on Tuesday night.

Police said a vehicle was traveling on Route 6 westbound near the Route 195 exit in Mansfield shortly before 7:30 p.m. when the driver lost control of the vehicle, left the highway and collided with a tree. The vehicle landed in the center median.

The driver of the vehicle, 21-year-old Tyler Sorel, of Brooklyn, Conn., sustained non-life threatening injuries and was transported to Windham Hospital for treatment. The passenger, 19-year-old Britney Wilson, of Brooklyn, Conn., was pronounced dead at the scene, officials said.

According to officers, the highway was wet and there was heavy rain at the time of the crash.

Troopers are continuing to investigate the accident. Anyone with information about the crash is asked to contact Trooper Ferreira at Troop K in Colchester at (860) 465-5400.

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