Niantic woman killed in Franklin crash

Franklin — Police said a Niantic woman was killed Thursday evening when the car she was driving struck another vehicle head-on on Route 32.

Dan Li, 23, of 11 King Arthur Drive, was driving south on Route 32 when she crossed the double yellow line into the northbound lane, striking a car driven by Reinhard Jung, 54, of Windham. The accident happened at 5:12 p.m.

Police said they do not know at this time why Li drove into oncoming traffic.

Li was pronounced dead at the scene. Jung was taken to the William W. Backus Hospital before he was transferred to Yale-New Haven Hospital, where he is listed in critical condition.

The accident remains under investigation.


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