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Mansfield – Man Killed In Crash Was A UConn Student

The victim of a crash that happened last Thursday evening was identified as a student at the University of Connecticut.

The fatal crash occurred on Storrs Road (Route 195) and involved an SUV and a transit bus. 21-year-old Thomas Paul Leahy of Tolland was initially thought to have sustained injuries but authorities eventually reported that he died at the scene of the accident. The transit bus did not have any passengers, and the driver was taken to the hospital immediately after the incident. Officials are still investigating the cause of the accident and are asking anyone with information to contact them.

This case is still being investigated by authorities. If the victim can be cleared of any responsibility, then his relatives/family can file for compensation claims.

If you or someone you care about was injured in an accident, you may need help navigating the complex challenges of paying for your medical bills, recouping your lost wages, and regaining your quality of life. The Connecticut attorneys with Jonathan Perkins Injury Lawyers can help you through this process, working to hold the responsible party accountable for the pain and suffering you have had to endure. Call 800-PERKINS for a free consultation with a lawyer today.

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