Troopers investigate deadly crash in Pomfret - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Troopers investigate deadly crash in Pomfret

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POMFRET,CT (WFSB) -

Connecticut State Police are investigating what caused a deadly head-on crash on Route 44 in Pomfret on Wednesday afternoon.

Troopers were called to the scene on Route 44 in the area of Paine Road just before 3:30 p.m. 

According to State Police, a car driven by Arlan Cela, 50, of Pomfret, passed two cars stopped in traffic on Route 44 at the intersection of Paine Road. 

Cela passed the two cars in a no passing zone, and collided head-on with a car traveling in the opposite direction. 

The passenger in Cela's car, Debbi Cela, 46, of Pomfret, died from her injuries. 

The driver and passenger of the car Cela hit were brought to the hospital for minor injuries. Cela was also brought to the hospital for minor injuries. 

The accident remains under investigation. 

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