UConn student killed in head-on crash with WRTD bus

A UConn student was killed Thursday night after hitting a bus head-on while driving on Route 195 in Mansfield.

21-year-old Thomas Paul Leahy of Tolland crossed the double yellow line and crashed into a Windham Regional Transit District bus. Leahy was trapped in the car and pronounced dead on the scene according to State Police.

The bus driver was taken to the hospital as a precaution but did not report any injuries.

State police are investigating the crash and anyone with information is encouraged to contact Troop C at 860-896-3200.


Ashley Anglisano is the associate news editor for The Daily Campus. She can be reached by email at ashley.anglisano@uconn.edu.