Connecticut State Representative Quentin Williams of Middletown was killed in a car crash

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State Rep. Quentin Williams, D-Middletown, applauds during Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont's state of the state address, Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023, in Hartford, Conn. Williams was killed overnight in a wrong-way highway crash after having attended the governor's inaugural ball hours and after having been sworn in to a third term, House Democratic leaders said Thursday. (Brian O'Connor/Connecticut House Democrats via AP)
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This is Clay Cane Connecticut State Representative Quentin Williams of Middletown was killed in a car crash Thursday (Jan. 5) morning, only 24 hours after he was sworn in for his third term in office. According to the Associated Press, he died when a wrong-way driver crashed head-on into his vehicle on Route 9 in Cromwell, Connecticut. The 39-year-old was pronounced dead at the scene, and the driver of the other car died as well.The Middletown, Connecticut, native, who previously served as the
city’s treasurer, was first elected in 2019. According to his biography, he was also the first African American in Connecticut’s General Assembly. Quentin Williams is survived by his wife, Carrissa Williams.

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