Police: 2 dead in related crashes on Wilbur Cross Parkway in Woodbridge

Police say two people were killed in related crashes on the Wilbur Cross Parkway yesterday. Authorities say the first accident took place at exit 59

Police say the first accident took place going northbound at Exit 59.

Police say the first accident took place going northbound at Exit 59. (8/18/13)

WOODBRIDGE - Police say two people were killed in related crashes on the Wilbur Cross Parkway yesterday.

Authorities say the first accident took place at exit 59 in the northbound lanes, near Woodbridge. They say 68-year-old Peter Marino hit the back of a motorcycle, sending the cyclist flying into the air and killing him.

Troopers say Marino did not stop and then crashed at exit 63 in North Haven. They say he veered off the road and down an embankment, hitting several trees. He was also pronounced dead.

Police say they are still investigating.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

They say crews arrived shortly after receiving a 1 Woman killed in Norwalk fire
The incident happened at 4700 block of Main 2 Driver trapped in car after Bridgeport crash
A Stamford family says they're shocked to be 3 Family faces blight charges over racial slur on garage
Nassau Police say they arrested a 23-year-old man 4 Police: Uber driver beaten unconscious by passenger
The car went off of Stillwater Road into 5 Car crash sends two people into a ditch

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE