A 22-year-old Uncasville woman was killed when her car hit a rock wall and a guardrail on Route 2 in Colchester late Wednesday night and burst into flames, according to state police.
Stephanie Jones was driving a 2010 Mercedes GLK when she went off the road at a curve just before exit 16 and hit a rock wall, then went back on the highway, crossed all three lanes and hit a guard rail. according to state police.
When the car hit the guardrail, it caught fire and Jones was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.
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The crash was reported at 11:43 p.m. and the road was closed for several hours.
Police said they are investigating.