NEW LONDON COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Robert Golden II, of Groton, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a Thursday two-vehicle crash in New London County.

Golden, 49, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Groton early Thursday morning.


According to reports, Golden was operating a Hyundai Elantra on Connecticut 117 in Groton, when the vehicle came into head-on contact with a GMC Envoy operated by 32-year-old Jeremy Gavitt of Westerly, Rhode Island.

Golden was pronounced dead at the scene of blunt force trauma injuries.

Gavitt was transported to an area hospital with unknown injuries.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.


Geo quick facts: New London County is in the southeastern corner of Connecticut and comprises the Norwich-New London, Connecticut Metropolitan Statistical Area, which is also included in the Hartford-East Hartford, Connecticut Combined Statistical Area – Wikipedia.