Teenager to be charged as an adult for fatal June crash

Mug shot via Torrington Police Department.
Mug shot via Torrington Police Department.

TORRINGTON — A 17 year-old teenager is being charged as an adult in the case of a fatal car accident in June.
According to a press release by the Torrington Police Department, Dylan Brocar turned himself in at the department in regards to an active arrest warrant on Friday, Jan. 8.
The accident took place in the early morning hours of June 9 at the Torrington and Litchfield town line on Town Farm Road.
Police officers responding to the crash scene discovered a vehicle off the roadway in a wooded area, which was down an embankment and fully engulfed in flames.
Two deaths resulted from the accident, and the other three passengers were seriously injured.
After an investigation by the Torrington Police Department Accident Investigation Team, it was determined that Drocar was the operator at the time of the accident.
Alcohol and drugs were not found to have been a factor in the crash.
According to the press release issued by the police department, Brocar was determined to be at fault for the crash and is being charged with two counts of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, traveling too fast for conditions, improper turn/movement right, violation of passengers 16 or 17 years’ old, violation of restrictions of a motor vehicle operator.
Per state statute, all charges will be handled in an adult court for the violations.