Police: Drunken driving likely behind fatal crash

State police say drunken driving was likely to blame for a crash that killed an Easton woman in Stamford early this morning.It happened before 3

STAMFORD - State police say drunken driving was likely to blame for a crash that killed an Easton woman in Stamford early this morning.

It happened before 3 a.m. between exits 8 and 9 on the northbound side.

Police say Jessica Martucci, 20, of Easton, died at the scene. Another passenger, Jamar Whittingham, 29, of Bridgeport, ended up in serious condition at Stamford Hospital.

Police arrested Anthony Whittingham, 27, of Norwalk, who was not hurt. Police say he initially fled the scene before being caught.

The accident is still under investigation and no arrests have been made at this time.

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