UConn alumnus Nhuong Nguyen dies in UConn car accident

By | December 1, 2021

Nhuong Nguyen Death – Cause of Death : 28-year-old UConn alumnus, Nhuong Nguyen, of Mansfield has lost his life in an auto-pedestrian accident that happened Tuesday evening, November 30, 2021.  The crash occurred at approximately 5 p.m. at the intersection of South Eagleville Road and Eastwood Road close to the UConn campus in Mansfield.

According to report, Nguyen was walking in a crosswalk on South Eagleville Road near the school’s campus when he was struck by a westbound vehicle operated by Emily Wicks, 33, of Colchester traveling on South Eagleville Road. Following the crash, he suffered serious injuries Nguyen and Wicks sustained minor injuries. They were both taken to Windham Hospital where Nguyen was pronounced dead after succumbing to his injuries.

Investigation into the cause of the crash is ongoing. Witnesses to the incident are asked to call Troop C at 860-896-3200 ext. 8029.

Nhuong Nguyen’s obituary will be released by his family.