Details of I-95 double fatal released


RYE – State Police said the two people
who were killed on I-95 in the City of Rye on Monday afternoon were standing
outside their vehicles after they were involved in a property damage accident.
Killed in the crash were Kayla Ann Donnelly-Smith, 22, of Hamden, Ct
and Winter K. Krzysztif, 61, of Hartford, CT.

When State Police arrived on the scene, both drivers were standing outside
when another vehicle, also traveling northbound and driven by Tai Zhao,
46, of Flushing, lost control and struck both vehicles from the original
accident as well as the drivers, killing them both instantly.

Zhao’s vehicle then continued back into traffic where it struck
a bus, which then sideswiped another vehicle causing minor damage.

Zhao was transported to a hospital with minor injuries.

No other injuries were reported.

The cause of the accident remains under investigation.


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