Police searching for driver involved in deadly Killingly crash

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KILLINGLY — A 20-year-old woman was killed Friday afternoon when she and another driver were racing on the highway, according to state police, and troopers are asking for help searching for the other person involved.

Connecticut State Police said Shauna Julian-Trombley of Thompson was speeding around 2:30 p.m. before crashing and being thrown from her vehicle.

According to witnesses, Julian-Trombley and another driver were racing down I-395 in Killingly when the second car veered into her lane. The maneuver caused her to over-correct and lose control of her vehicle, police said.

Troopers said a blue or dark gray four door sedan, possibly an Acura or Honda was involved in the crash.

A passenger in Julian-Trombley’s car was also injured.

Anyone who witnessed this accident, who think they may information about this fatal crash or information about the Honda or Acura-style vehicle, or who may know the identity of its operator are asked to contact Troopers at Troop D at (860) 779-4900, ext. 2052 or text TIP711 with the information to 274637.  All calls will remain confidential.

“The photo is of the possible evading vehicle although this is not the actual vehicle or the exact make/model,” police said.