Three people has been confirmed dead by the police after a car crash that happened in Branford on Thursday. 19-year-old Anthony Dudchik, 22-year-old Robert Dudchik, and 17-year-old Megan Nicole Povilaitis has been identified as the victim of the fatal crash.
Povilaitis was the driver at the time of the crash, according to authorities.
A driver called the Branford Emergency Communications Center around 6:35 a.m. after driving on Hosley Avenue, a wooded and windy road, and seeing a vehicle that appeared to have crashed off the road, police said. The caller did not see the crash happen.
Community members said people drive extremely fast on the road and there are many potholes.
“We recognize the impact a loss of this magnitude will have on families, friends and our community now and in the future,” police said in a statement.