The Hospital of Central Connecticut

New Britain Doctor Killed In Fiery Route 9 Crash

State police on Monday identified the man killed in a fiery crash on Route 9 Sunday night as Nicholas Formica, 62.

Formica was a Hospital of Central Connecticut doctor who specialized in rheumatology.

Formica was driving a 2000 Porsche Boxter south on Route 9 in New Britain when his vehicle crossed over the center median and struck a northbound Toyota Camry, police said. Two people in the Camry were injured.

The Porsche burst into flames with Formica trapped inside, police said. The Toyota caught fire a short time later and witnesses pulled the driver and passenger out of the car, state police said.

The driver of the Toyota, Daniel Conolly, 23, of Farmington, and...

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