Mother and child killed in Terryville crash, 2nd child injured - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Mother and child killed in Terryville crash, 2nd child injured

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A woman has died, and two children were seriously injured in a crash on South Main Street in Terryville (WFSB) A woman has died, and two children were seriously injured in a crash on South Main Street in Terryville (WFSB)
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TERRYVILLE, CT (WFSB) -

Police are investigating a deadly crash that happened in Terryville on Monday evening, killing a mother and a young boy.

Officials said the car was driving on South Main Street and left the roadway and crashed into a home.

A mother and her young son died in the crash, and another young boy was seriously injured.

Christine Alfieri, a former firefighter, was the first person who arrived at the scene after the car slammed into the home.

"It's just a very, very tragic scene," Alfieri said, adding that she saw the woman lying unconscious and spotted the two boys in the back seat.

Alfieri said while another neighbor called 9-1-1, she used a pair of scissors to cut the boys out of their car seats.

LIFESTAR responded to the scene and transported the boys to a hospital.

The second child was reported to be in critical but stable condition.

State police is looking into what caused the crash.

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