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Passenger Dies Of Injuries In Head-On Crash

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BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) _ Bristol police say an 83-year-old woman has died from injuries she suffered in a head-on car crash that injured four other people over the weekend.

Authorities announced the death of Sophie White of Bristol on Monday. Police say she suffered internal and leg injuries and died at Hartford Hospital on Saturday afternoon.

The two vehicles collided Saturday morning on Stevens Street. Police say 21-year-old Elvis Caban of Bristol was driving a Cadillac that crossed the center line and hit an SUV carrying four women.

Another SUV passenger, Evelyn Petosa, was critically injured. The SUV driver has minor injuries and the other passenger has serious chest and shoulder injuries.

Police say Caban suffered serious leg and hip injuries.

Police haven’t filed charges and are still investigating the accident.

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