Woman Killed in Head-On Crash in West Haven

A woman has died after a head-on crash in West Haven on Sunday night.

Police were called to Boston Post Road around 11 p.m. after getting a report of a crash with injuries.

Investigators believe a Volkswagen Jetta and a Ford Tempo were traveling in opposite directions on Boston Post Road when they hit each other head-on.

Police said both drivers were the only ones in their vehicles and were transported to the hospital.

According to police, the female driver of the Ford was pronounced dead after arriving at the hospital. The male driver of the Volkswagen is reported to be in stable condition.

Officials have not released the identities of the drivers and said family notifications have not been completed.

Police do not know which vehicle crossed the centerline or why.

The West Haven Police Department Major Accident Squad was called in to complete the investigation, which is ongoing.

The area of Boston Post Road was closed, but has since reopened.

Anyone who may have witnessed the crash is encouraged to call police at (203) 937-3925.

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