Two people have died after a crash in Rocky Hill.
According to police, an officer observed a car driving recklessly on Maple St. near Gilbert Ave. The car was speeding and crossed the center line.
The officer pulled the car over and as he approached, the driver sped away.
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Just moments later, the vehicle crashed into a tree just south of Elm St. The officer was not pursuing the vehicle at the time of the crash.
The passenger in the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was transported to Hartford Hospital by Lifestar. He was later pronounced dead at the hospital.
The Mid-State Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the crash. Anyone with information is asked to call Rocky Hill Police at 860-258-7640.