Police identify driver of fatal accident in North Haven

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NORTH HAVEN- State police have identified the driver of the fatal accident on I-91 S in North Haven last night.

Alma Valentin, 57 of West Haven died at the scene of the accident after she lost control of her vehicle, struck a curb and then crashed into the wooded side of the highway.

Police say the single vehicle accident happened around 9 p.m on Sunday.

According to police, the passengers in the vehicle were taken to Yale New Haven Hospital for minor injuries.

The right lane of the highway was closed for several hours but is now open.

The accident remains under investigation.