- Associated Press - Monday, June 20, 2016

ROCKY HILL, Conn. (AP) - Police say two people were killed after a driver who was pulled over for speeding tried to flee the scene.

It happened around 5:30 a.m. Sunday in Rocky Hill. Police say an officer saw the car driving at a high rate of speed. They say the driver pulled over, but fled when the officer approached the car and hit a tree.

The passenger was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver died from injuries at Hartford Hospital. No one was immediately identified.

The crash remains under investigation.

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