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Two Dead After Car Hits Tractor-Trailer

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BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ A motorist and a passenger in her car have been killed in an accident involving a parked tractor trailer in Bridgeport.

WTNH-TV reports  that police say a car drifted off Route 25 north shortly after 5 a.m. Sunday and struck the tractor trailer in the right shoulder.

The driver of the car, 51-year-old Jennifer Edwards, and the passenger, 36-year-old Edwin Thomas, were killed.

The driver of the tractor trailer, Elias Londono, was not in the vehicle, but he had minor injuries.

Police are investigating the cause.
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Information from: WTNH-TV, http://www.wtnh.com

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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