2 dead after crash in Old Lyme - WFSB 3 Connecticut

2 dead after crash in Old Lyme

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OLD LYME, CT (WFSB) -

Two people have died after a motor vehicle crash in Old Lyme on Saturday night. 

The single-vehicle crash was reported in the area of Mile Creek and Bailey roads around 10 p.m. Authorities said the vehicle crashed into a bridge abutment for Amtrak train. 

Police said the vehicle was being driven by 90-year-old Norman Emerson of South Lyme lost control striking the bridge leaving the vehicle with heavy front-end damage.

Emerson was pronounced dead at the scene.  His passenger, 87-year-old Janice Brentlinger of Niantic was also killed.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

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