Two dead after motorcycle is struck head-on by car in Stafford

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Two people are dead after a motorcycle was struck head-on by a car in Stafford, police said.

A 17-year-old driver from Somers allegedly swerved his Nissan Pathfinder into the westbound lane about 2:15 p.m. on Friday and struck the Honda motorcycle on Route 190 near Fenton Road, according to Connecticut State Police Troop C Tolland.

The driver of the motorcycle, Frederick John Zorick, 63, of Windsor Locks, was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

His passenger, 61-year-old Debra Zorick, was taken by LifeStar to St. Francis Hospital with life-threatening injuries. She later died at the hospital, police said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Trooper Kaelberer at 860-896-3200.