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Woman Charged With DUI After Fatal Crash



    Woman Charged With DUI After Fatal Crash

    A Newington woman was arrested and charged with driving under the influence after causing a fatal crash in Windsor Locks, according to state police.

    Katell Gunning, 34, was driving a Volkswagen Tigua on Interstate 91 North in Windsor prior to exit 44 when she rear ended a Ford F350 driven by Kevin Dutra, 46, of Colchester, just before 2 p.m. Saturday, state police said.

    Dutra then lost control of the vehicle, swerved across the highway and hit a metal guardrail. The car overturned and came to a rest against some trees.

    Dutra died as a result of his injuries.

    Gunning fled the scene of the crash and was later located off exit 44 in East Windsor, according to state police.

    She was charged with operating a motor vehicle under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol. She is being held on a $150,000 bond.

    The crash is under investigation. Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper Gustafson with the Connecticut State Police Troop H at 860-534-1000.