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Stamford Woman, 31, Killed In Sunday Morning Crash On The Merritt

A 31-year-old Stamford woman was killed in a one-car accident on the Merritt on Sunday morning.
A 31-year-old Stamford woman was killed in a one-car accident on the Merritt on Sunday morning. Photo Credit: Connecticut State Police

STAMFORD, Conn. -- A 31-year-old Stamford woman was killed when her car went off the road while traveling on the Merritt in Stamford on Sunday morning.

Bianca Diaz of Stamford was driving a 1997 Honda northbound on Route 15 between exits 35 and 36 in Stamford at around 9 a.m. Sunday when she lost control of her vehicle for unknown reasons, state police said. Her car traveled across the right lane, into the grassy area on the right-hand shoulder.

Her car then hit a dirt embankment and entered the woodline on the shoulder, police said. She struck a series of small trees before hitting a large tree in the woods, state police said.

State police said that Diaz succumbed to her injuries as a result of the impact. Her next of kin has been notified, and the accident is still under investigation.

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