East Haven police identify victim of deadly crash - WFSB 3 Connecticut

East Haven police identify victim of deadly crash

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Police are looking for this man after they said he fled the crash scene. (East Haven police photo) Police are looking for this man after they said he fled the crash scene. (East Haven police photo)
EAST HAVEN, CT (WFSB) -

The victim of a deadly one-car crash in East Haven has been identified by police.

They said Gaitana Girgenti, 27, was killed in a wreck on Frontage Road Wednesday afternoon.

Police released a clear image of a man believed to be behind. He fled from the scene.

The crash closed Frontage Road and the exit 51 off-ramp from Interstate 95.

Girgenti was killed and another was hospitalized with serious injuries.

Friends of the victim who died said she was a mother of three children.

Police said the driver who fled was described as being in his late teens or early 20s. He was wearing black shorts with a blue stripe and blue sneakers. He was last seen in a wooded area between Dunkin Donuts and 91 Frontage Rd. and CarMax.

Anyone with information about the driver is asked to contact East Haven police at 203-468-3820.

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