Police: Victim of wrong-way crash a NYC woman

May 30, 2018

MERIDEN, Conn. (AP) — Connecticut State Police say the victim of a wrong-way fatal crash in Meriden this week was a New York City woman.

The victim of the crash in Interstate 691 at about 3 a.m. Tuesday was identified as 35-year-old Marieta Morchadze, of Brooklyn, New York.

Police say she was the passenger in a Nissan Versa that was traveling west in the eastbound lanes of the highway that crashed into a tractor-trailer traveling east.

The truck driver, a Cromwell man, was not injured. The driver of the Versa, a man from Schenectady, New York, suffered minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

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