EAST HAVEN, Conn. (CBS Connecticut) – East Haven police have made an arrest in connection with a deadly one-vehicle crash on Frontage Road Wednesday.
Johnassis Melendez, 23, faces criminal and motor vehicle charges, said police. Police say Melendez left the scene of the crash that killed 27-year-old Gaitana Girgenti.
The crash occurred around noontime in the area of the Home Depot. Girgenti was pronounced dead at the scene; another occupant of the vehicle was hospitalized with serious injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.