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Two 25-year-olds from Massachusetts killed in multi-vehicle wrong-way highway crash



A 25-year-old man and woman from Massachusetts were both killed in a serious wrong-way highway crash on Friday.

According to Connecticut State Police, a Florida man was driving a business truck that was traveling on Interstate 91 Northbound, in Windsor, south of Exit 38, in the center lane. At the same time, Dominique Nicole Loiselle of Brighton was driving and traveling the wrong way on Interstate 91 Northbound, traveling south in the northbound lanes. Loiselle was also traveling in the center lane when her vehicle struck the truck head-on.

The truck driver was transported to Hartford Hospital for the treatment of possible minor injuries.

Loiselle and the car’s passenger, James Bowen of East Longmeadow, sustained serious injuries as a result of the collision and were pronounced deceased at the scene.

Both vehicles were towed from the scene due to the damage sustained from the crash.

Those who knew both Loiselle and Bowen were understandably shocked and saddened by the sudden loss and it was clear that they will be dearly missed.

Loiselle was described by those who knew her as a great friend and a wonderful person who created special memories with those around her.

Bowen was known to light up a room when he entered and made everyone around him laugh until their sides hurt.

The case remains under investigation. Any witness to the collision is asked to contact TPR Michael Dean #0416, at Troop H, at 860-534-1098 or through email at If you have a vehicle equipped with a dashcam, and you were driving through the area at the time of the collision, you are also asked to contact TPR Dean.

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