2 killed in Route 15 crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

2 killed in Route 15 crash


Connecticut State Police said two people were killed in a crash on Route 15 in Meriden early Wednesday morning.

Connecticut State Police said a vehicle being driven by Patrick Cimato, 37, of Lisbon Falls, ME, was heading south on Route 15 in Meriden in the area of exit 66 when it was struck head-on by a vehicle driving north in the southbound lanes.

State police said that vehicle was being driven by Michael Heeks, 22, of Mansfield.

Police said Cimato was killed as a result of the crash, and two other people in that vehicle were seriously injured.

State police said Heeks also died as a result of injuries he sustained in the crash.

The car being driven by Heeks came to a stop in the right shoulder of the road while the vehicle driven by Cimato flipped over and came to a stop on its roof in the center of the road.

Anyone that may have seen the crash is asked to call police.

The crash remains under investigation.

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