Woman Killed, 2 Kids Hurt in Norwich Crash

A 31-year-old woman was killed and two children were hurt in a crash on Route 12/Laurel Hill Road in Norwich on Tuesday evening, according to police.

Police said Rosario DeJesus-Delgado, 31, of Preston, was driving southbound on Lauren Hill Avenue near the Preston town line when she lost control and crossed the double yellow line around 5 p.m., colliding with a car driving northbound.

Dejesus-Delgado was pronounced dead at the scene. Two children in the car were taken to William Backus Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries. Police said the other driver suffered minor injuries.

The road was closed for about four hours and traffic was detoured to Routes 2 and 32.

It's not clear what caused the crash, but police said weather does not appear to have been a factor.

Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Norwich police Officer Andre Rosedale at 860-886-5561.

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