NEW LONDON COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Adam Nouwen, of Ledyard, Connecticut, has been identified as the victim in a Wednesday fatal vehicle crash in New London County.

Nouwen, 38, was killed in a two-vehicle crash near Ledyard Wednesday morning.


According to reports, a vehicle operated by a Norwich resident was traveling on Route 12 near Thames View Pentway in Gales Ferry, when for unknown reasons, the vehicle crossed centerlines and into opposing lanes early Wednesday morning. The vehicle then came into head-on contact with the vehicle operated by Nouwen.

Nouwen was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver of the first vehicle was transported to a hospital in critical condition.

The cause of the crash remains under investigation.

Anyone witnesses to the crash should contact the Ledyard Police Department or 911.


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.