Memorial service set for wife of ESPN broadcaster

In this May 24, 2010, photo provided by ESPN, sportscaster Chris Berman stands with his wife, Katherine, upon receiving his star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in Los Angeles. The wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman died in a traffic crash in Connecticut, the sports network's president confirmed Wednesday, May 10, 2017. Katherine Ann Berman, 67, a teacher, was one of two victims in the two-vehicle crash at about 2:15 p.m. Tuesday in Woodbury, state police said. (Scott Clarke/ESPN Images via AP)

CHESHIRE, Conn. (AP) — A memorial service has been set in Connecticut for the wife of longtime ESPN broadcaster Chris Berman.

Sixty-seven-year-old Katherine Ann Berman, of Cheshire, was killed in a two-vehicle traffic crash Tuesday afternoon in Woodbury.

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The Hartford Courant reports ( that Berman’s family is holding a memorial service for family and friends Wednesday at the Seymour St. John Chapel at Choate Rosemary Hall School in Wallingford. Berman’s children attended the school.

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The burial will be at the convenience of the family in Cheshire Hillside Cemetery.

Police say Katherine Ann Berman’s car struck the rear of a driver’s SUV and both veered off the road. Her car went down an embankment and overturned in a body of water. The other driver was also killed.

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