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Updated: Sunday, 9:10 a.m. 

MYSTIC — Two people have died after police said they were struck by a DUI driver along Greenmanville Avenue in the area of Latitude 41 on Saturday night.

Police confirmed the deaths this morning and said the driver, who was not yet identified, had been taken into custody. Both pedestrians, a man and a woman, were taken by ambulance to Lawrence + Memorial Hospital in New London where they were pronounced dead. 

Stonington police were expected to release more information later today. 

Original story

MYSTIC — Police were investigating a pedestrian accident Saturday night that seriously injured two  people on Greenmanville Avenue, Route 27, outside the Latitude 41 restaurant.

They were struck at about 8:09 p.m. and taken to the hospital by ambulance after Life Star helicopters were called off. The driver remained at the scene. 

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