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Police ID 2 People Killed in Head-On Crash in Stonington

Connecticut State Police have identified the two people who were killed in a crash on Interstate 95 in Stonington early Sunday morning.

Police said 38-year-old Jose Gonzalez, of Groton, was driving north on I-95 southbound in Stonington around 12:45 a.m.

As he was traveling in the wrong direction, police said he collided with another vehicle, just north of exit 91.

According to police, the front seat passenger in Gonzalez's vehicle, later identified as 37-year-old Eric Ramakers, of Phoenix, Arizona, died at the scene. The front seat passenger in the other vehicle, later identified as 26-year-old Lorna Valcin, of Braintree, Massachusetts, also died at the scene.

Gonzalez and the driver of the other vehicle were transported to Rhode Island Hospital with serious injuries. A passenger in the other vehicle who was in the backseat was also transported to Rhode Island Hospital with life-threatening injuries, police said.

The highway was closed until approximately 6:30 a.m. and has since reopened.

Any witnesses to the accident are asked to contact Troop E at (860) 848-6500.

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