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Two Found Dead After Vehicle Fire

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Fairfield firefighters say two people were found dead in a vehicle which had caught fire Saturday morning on the Merritt Parkway near the Fairfield/Westport town line.

Authorities say the incident involved a single vehicle, and occurred on the northbound side of Route 15 between Exit 42 and Exit 44.

The medical examiner’s office was called to the scene. The cause of the fire remains under investigation by Connecticut State Police and the Fairfield Fire Department.

The names of those who died were not immediately available.

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