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Woman killed in Simsbury crash

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The identity of a woman killed in a Simsbury crash was released late Thursday morning.

Police said Beth Thornton, 59, was killed on Hopmeadow Street, also known as Route 10, when she struck a large tree.

It happened Wednesday morning.

Police said Thornton was rushed to St. Francis Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The crash shut down Route 10 until about 12:40 p.m.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Police said anyone with information should contact Detective Scott Sagan at 860-658-3130.  

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