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Miss USA winner is Miss Connecticut Erin Brady

By GABRIELLE LEVY, UPI.com
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Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady, left, reacts as she is being crowned 2013 Miss USA by the 2012 Miss USA Nana Meriwether during the 2013 Miss USA competition at the PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 16, 2013. UPI/David Becker | <a href="/News_Photos/lp/4cd594a997c0d971e391e2e69da840f9/" target="_blank">License Photo</a>
Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady, left, reacts as she is being crowned 2013 Miss USA by the 2012 Miss USA Nana Meriwether during the 2013 Miss USA competition at the PH Live at Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada on June 16, 2013. UPI/David Becker | License Photo

A 25-year-old Connecticut woman was crowned the newest Miss USA at the annual Las Vegas pageant Sunday and will go on to represent the U.S. at Miss Universe this winter.

Erin Brady, of South Clastonbury, Conn., won the title wearing a gold and white gown and answering a question saying she agreed with the Supreme Court decision to uphold widespread DNA testing.

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Brady, a financial accountant for Prudential Retirement, is a graduate of Central Connecticut State University. She will receive an apartment in New York for a year and spend her year-long reign on a national speaking tour raising awareness for breast and ovarian cancer.

Last year's Miss USA, Olivia Culpo, went on to win the Miss Universe pageant, the first American to do so in 16 years.

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