Police are investigating a two-car crash that killed a judge and injured two other people, including a University of Connecticut running back. Police said Bruce Larson, 74, of Durham died at the accident scene Saturday morning on Route 4 in Durham. He was heading west when he collided with a vehicle that appeared to have been attempting to pass another vehicle heading east. Police said Ryan Merchant of Wakefield, Mass., was driving and Martin Hyppolite of Malden, Mass., was a passenger. Both are 22. Merchant was hospitalized in critical condition; Hyppolite, a member of the football team, was in stable condition.
Judge killed in crash, UConn running back is hurt
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