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38-Year-Old CT Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In NY 38-Year-Old CT Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In NY
38-Year-Old CT Woman Struck, Killed By SUV In NY The identity has been released of the victim of a fatal crash on a busy Hudson Valley roadway. The incident happened around 11 p.m. Friday, May 10, in Orange County on Route 211 near Route 17 in the town of Wallkill. New York State Police say that a preliminary investigation revealed that Connecticut resident Mary C. Shea, age 38, from the town of Naugatuck in New Haven County, was walking on Route 211 when she stepped off the curb and into the right lane of traffic when she was struck by a 2017 Ford Escape that was traveling west. The operator of the vehicle stopped, called 911 and attemp…
Man Struck, Killed On Busy CT Roadway Man Struck, Killed On Busy CT Roadway
Man Struck, Killed On Busy CT Roadway A pedestrian was hit and killed by a vehicle on a busy Connecticut roadway. The crash occurred in New Haven County around 10 a.m., Saturday, May 11, at 836 East Main St., in Waterbury. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police, the man sustained fatal injuries and was pronounced dead on the scene. The motor vehicle driver remained on the scene and was not injured.  Bessette said that the pedestrian had been identified as an adult male. The man has not been identified by police pending notification of his family.  This accident is under investigation by t…
Man Standing On CT Roadway, Struck, Killed By Pickup Truck Man Standing On CT Roadway, Struck, Killed By Pickup Truck
Man Standing On CT Roadway, Struck, Killed By Pickup Truck A 39-year-old Hudson Valley man was struck and killed by a Dodge Ram pickup truck while standing on a roadway in Connecticut. The crash occurred in Hartford County around 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, May 7, on I-91 north of the Exit 46 on-ramp in Enfield. According to the Connecticut State Police, Dutchess County resident TJ Jennings of Hopewell Junction was standing in the highway's right lane when struck by the truck. The truck came to a stop on the right shoulder, state police said. State Police said Jennings sustained injuries "not compatible with life" and was pronounced dead at the scene. …
Fatal CT Crash: 23-Year-Old ID'd As Victim Fatal CT Crash: 23-Year-Old ID'd As Victim
Fatal CT Crash: 23-Year-Old ID'd As Victim A 23-year-old was killed in an overnight crash in Connecticut. It happened in Hartford County just before 11 p.m. Saturday, May 4, in Windsor. Connecticut State Police said a 2024 Kawasaki was traveling northbound on I-91 south of Exit 36 when, for an unknown reason, it veered to the left and struck a median concrete barrier. The driver, Zachary Michael Nason, of Southington, was thrown from the vehicle and located on southbound I-91, where he was pronounced dead, according to police. Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Trooper Jason Trombly at 860-534-1000 or at jason.t…
Rollover Crash: 1 Seriously Injured In Wreck That Blocked CT Highway For Hours Rollover Crash: 1 Seriously Injured In Wreck That Blocked CT Highway For Hours
Rollover Crash: 1 Seriously Injured In Wreck That Blocked CT Highway For Hours A man is hospitalized following a rollover crash that shut down a Connecticut highway for hours. The Tolland County wreck happened at around 10 a.m. Monday, April 29, on I-84 in the town of Tolland, near Exit 69. Connecticut State Police said a 38-year-old New York man was driving a Hyundai SUV eastbound in the left lane when he suddenly veered across three lanes of traffic and went off the roadway. The vehicle then rolled over before striking a tree. Troopers said the man was able to free himself from the SUV before police and medics arrived on scene. He was taken to Hartford Hospital wi…
Fatal Crash: 20-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Car Crashes Into Tree On CT Roadway Fatal Crash: 20-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Car Crashes Into Tree On CT Roadway
Fatal Crash: 20-Year-Old ID'd As Victim After Car Crashes Into Tree On CT Roadway A 20-year-old was killed after a car crashed into a tree in Connecticut. It happened around 9:50 a.m. Sunday, April 28 in Tolland County. A 2019 Ford Mustang was traveling in a southerly direction on West Street in the town of Hebron at a high rate of speed, Connecticut State Police say. For an unknown reason, it went off the right shoulder of the roadway and struck a large tree.  After the collision the car caught on fire and the sole occupant was pronounced dead at the scene. He's been identified as Anthony Michael Cardello of West Hartford, police announced. Next-…
19-Year-Old Fairfield County Woman Killed, 4 Hospitalized In Overnight Crash 19-Year-Old Fairfield County Woman Killed, 4 Hospitalized In Overnight Crash
19-Year-Old Fairfield County Woman Killed, 4 Hospitalized In Overnight Crash A teenager was killed and four others hospitalized in an overnight single-vehicle crash in Connecticut. It happened around 10:15 p.m. Saturday, April 27, in Tolland County in the town of Willington. A 2007 Subaru Legacy with five occupants, all from the town of Bethel in Fairfield County, was traveling southbound on River Road when the driver lost control, causing the vehicle to overturn, according to Connecticut State Police. One of the passengers, 19-year-old Maria Damata sustained life-threatening injuries and was pronounced dead, said police. The driver, a 21-year-old man,…
Man Killed In I-684 Crash Had False ID, Police Say Man Killed In I-684 Crash Had False ID, Police Say
Man Killed In I-684 Crash Had False ID, Police Say Authorities have released the identity of a man killed in a one-car crash on I-684. New York City resident Mario Goris, age 53, of the Bronx, was killed in a crash that happened on Sunday, April 14, around 3:15 p.m. on the northbound side near Exit 4 in Bedford, according to New York State Police. Earlier Report - Update: Person Killed In Crash On I-684 In Bedford At the time of the crash, Goris had been driving a 2006 Honda CRV when it veered to the left, entered the median at high speed, and hit a tree. He was found dead at the scene of the crash and was the only person in the …
Fatal Crash: 28-Year-Old ID'd After Being Struck By Vehicle On CT Highway Fatal Crash: 28-Year-Old ID'd After Being Struck By Vehicle On CT Highway
Fatal Crash: 28-Year-Old ID'd After Being Struck By Vehicle On CT Highway Connecticut State Police are seeking witnesses after a man was struck on killed while in the HOV of I-84 The incident occurred in Hartford County around 8:30 p.m. on Tuesday,  April 16, on I-84 westbound in East Hartford. According to Connecticut State Police, New York City resident Randy Casado, age 28, of Brooklyn, was walking in the HOV travel lane when he was struck by a 2007 Toyota Prius traveling west in the same lane. State police said that after the strike, the Prius came to a stop in the swale between the HOV lane and the left lane. Casado was located in the HOV directl…
Driver From Norwalk Ejected From Vehicle In New Jersey Crash: Police Driver From Norwalk Ejected From Vehicle In New Jersey Crash: Police
Driver From Norwalk Ejected From Vehicle In New Jersey Crash: Police A 40-year-old Connecticut man was seriously injured when he was ejected from his vehicle in a crash on Route 80 in Morris County early Thursday morning, March 14, authorities said. At 12:59 a.m., a Volvo traveling eastbound on Route 80 in Mount Arlington lost directional control, ran off the roadway to the left, struck the concrete barrier, re-entered the lanes of travel, ran off the roadway to the right, struck a guardrail, overturned and then crashed into a tree, Troy McNair, a spokesman for the New Jersey State Police said. During the crash, the driver, who is from Norwalk, was ejected f…
CT 39-Year-Old Woman Killed In Fiery Crash After Hitting Tree CT 39-Year-Old Woman Killed In Fiery Crash After Hitting Tree
CT 39-Year-Old Woman Killed In Fiery Crash After Hitting Tree A 39-year-old Connecticut woman was killed in a fiery crash after crashing into a tree. The collision occurred in New London County around 5:30 p.m., Tuesday, March 12 on Route 85 in Colchester. According to the Connecticut State Police, the victim, identified as Tolland County resident Alycia Ziegler, of Andover, was traveling northbound on Route 85 in a Subaru Ascent when for an unknown reason the vehicle crossed over the southbound lane and struck a large tree.  The Subaru then caught fire, state police said. Police said Ziegler was pulled from the fire by bystanders as EMS a…
CT Man, 34, Killed In Rollover Crash CT Man, 34, Killed In Rollover Crash
CT Man, 34, Killed In Rollover Crash A Connecticut man was killed in a single-vehicle rollover crash on Interstate 91. The incident took place in New Haven County around 11:30 p.m. Sunday, March 3 in Meriden. According to Connecticut State Police, the man, identified as Charles Davenport, age 31, of New Haven, was driving a 2023 Kia Niro southbound when he veered onto the left shoulder, plowed into the grassy median, and rolled over before hitting a tree stump. Davenport was pronounced dead at the scene, state police said.  An investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information or a dashboard camera is asked to contact T…
Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Resident ID'd As Victim On I-84 Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Resident ID'd As Victim On I-84
Fatal Crash: 45-Year-Old CT Resident ID'd As Victim On I-84 One person was killed in a two-vehicle overnight crash in Connecticut. It happened around 2 a.m. Saturday, March 2 in Tolland County on the eastbound side of I-84 in the town of Union. One tractor-trailer was traveling in the right and another was traveling in the center lane before it veered right for an unknown reason and struck the truck in the right lane, Connecticut State Police said. The second tractor-trailer then overturned and slid on the roadway into the right shoulder, damaging approximately 250 feet of metal beam guardrail.  Both tractor-trailers …
Friends, Family Remember Connecticut Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash Friends, Family Remember Connecticut Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash
Friends, Family Remember Connecticut Couple Killed In Hit-Run Crash The man and woman from Connecticut killed in an alleged hit-and-run crash in Pennsylvania over the weekend have been identified as a husband and wife. Windham County residents Richard and Rebecca Whiddon, ages 37 and 33, both of the town of Brooklyn, were passengers in a Nissan that was struck in Bucks County near the corner of Veterans Highway and Ford Road in Bristol Township on Saturday afternoon, Feb. 24,  Both were pronounced dead at the scene, officials said. The driver and another passenger in the Nissan were also hurt.  Earlier report - Double-Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Man, Woman Fro…
Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich
Woman Hit By Range Rover Suffers Life-Threatening Injuries In Greenwich A 78-year-old woman suffered life-threatening injuries after being hit by a Range Rover on a Fairfield County roadway. The incident occurred in Greenwich around 8:45 a.m., Monday, Feb. 5 on Railroad Avenue in the area of Field Point Road. According to Capt. John Slusarz, of the Greenwich Police, the woman was hit when a 35-year-old Stamford resident driving a Range Rover, was turning left from Field Point Road when he struck the woman crossing the street.  The driver remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators, Slusarz said. The woman, of Flushing, New …
Trooper Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Parked Cruiser On I-91 In CT During Storm: Police Trooper Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Parked Cruiser On I-91 In CT During Storm: Police
Trooper Hospitalized After Car Slams Into Parked Cruiser On I-91 In CT During Storm: Police A state trooper was taken to a hospital after a car driven by a 20-year-old New York resident crashed into the back of her cruiser on a Connecticut highway amid a winter storm, police announced. The incident happened in New Haven County during a winter storm on Tuesday, Jan. 9 around 7:40 p.m., when a state police cruiser was parked in the left lane of Interstate 91 South in Meriden while helping with a call for traffic service.  According to state police, a 2016 Cadillac Escalade driven by Putnam County resident Luis Sanchez, Jr. of Brewster, age 20, was traveling south in the left la…
Man Killed In Christmas Crash After Driving Into Tree In CT: Police Investigating Man Killed In Christmas Crash After Driving Into Tree In CT: Police Investigating
Man Killed In Christmas Crash After Driving Into Tree In CT: Police Investigating A man was killed in a single-car crash after colliding with a tree on Christmas in Connecticut.  The incident happened in Hartford County on Monday, Dec. 25 just before 11:15 a.m., when a single-car crash occurred in the area of Sand Hill Road at Red Oak Court in Simsbury, the town's police department announced.  First responders and police quickly arrived at the scene and determined that the car had been traveling east on Sand Hill Road before leaving the roadway and hitting the tree at the intersection. The driver was soon taken to a nearby hospital, where he was later declared…
New Update: 48-Year-Old Victim ID'd After Being Struck, Killed Crossing Roadway In Stamford New Update: 48-Year-Old Victim ID'd After Being Struck, Killed Crossing Roadway In Stamford
New Update: 48-Year-Old Victim ID'd After Being Struck, Killed Crossing Roadway In Stamford A 48-year-old Fairfield County man was struck and killed while crossing a busy roadway in the early morning hours.  Original Rport - Traffic Alert: Road Closed After Person Struck In Stamford Cesar Cabrera-Guzman, of Stamford, was killed in Stamford around 6:50 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 19 on High Ridge Road. Sgt. Jeffrey Booth, of the Stamford Police said Cabrera-Guzman was crossing High Ridge Road and was struck by a 2012 Chevy Suburban in the right southbound travel lane. The collision was witnessed by off-duty Stamford Police Lt. James Comstock, who was also traveling …
55-Year-Old Man Standing Outside Tractor-Trailer Struck, Killed In I-95 CT Crash 55-Year-Old Man Standing Outside Tractor-Trailer Struck, Killed In I-95 CT Crash
55-Year-Old Man Standing Outside Tractor-Trailer Struck, Killed In I-95 CT Crash A 55-year-old man standing outside of his tractor-trailer on I-95 was struck and killed by a passing Volvo in Connecticut. New Jersey resident Alexis Vincente, of Union City, was struck in New Haven around 5:30 a.m., Tuesday, Dec. 5 on I-95. When the crash occurred, Vincente was stopped in the gore area of the I-95 South, near the Exit 46 off-ramp in the City of New Haven. The Volvo was traveling on I-95 South, in the deceleration lane adjacent to the Exit 46 off-ramp, said Connecticut State Police. For an unknown reason, Vincente was outside of the truck at which time the Volvo struc…
2 Children Hit By Vehicle On Busy CT Roadway 2 Children Hit By Vehicle On Busy CT Roadway
2 Children Hit By Vehicle On Busy CT Roadway Two children ages 7 and 9 were struck by a vehicle on a busy Connecticut roadway.  The incident took place in New Haven County around 4 p.m. on Thursday, Nov. 30 in the area of 150 Sunnyside Ave., Waterbury. According to Lt. Ryan Bessette of the Waterbury Police, the children were both struck and injured. The driver stayed on the scene. Both children were transported to Waterbury Hospital for treatment of non-life-threatening injuries and were considered to be in stable condition, Bessette said. This accident remains under investigation.
Stamford Man Nailed For DUI After Darien Crash, Police Say Stamford Man Nailed For DUI After Darien Crash, Police Say
Stamford Man Nailed For DUI After Darien Crash, Police Say A Fairfield County man was charged with DUI and failure to drive in the proper lane after crashing his vehicle into a telephone pole. Armando Romero, age 60, of Stamford, was arrested on Sunday, Nov. 12 following the crash in the area of 140 Ledge Road in Darien. According to Sgt. Dan Skoumbros, of the Darien Police, officers arriving on the scene found a vehicle turned over upside down in the roadway and a telephone pole knocked over causing power lines to hang in the roadway.  Officers made contact with Romero and while speaking with him smelled alcohol, Skoumbro…
Fatal I-84 Crash: CT 18-Year-Old ID'd As Victim Fatal I-84 Crash: CT 18-Year-Old ID'd As Victim
Fatal I-84 Crash: CT 18-Year-Old ID'd As Victim A Connecticut teen was killed when the vehicle he was riding in crashed into two trucks on I-84. The collision occurred in East Hartford around 5:45 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 16 near Exit 56. Connecticut State Police identified the victim as Yomar Berrios, age 18, of East Hartford. Berrios was a passenger in a 2005 Honda Accord that was traveling in the westbound lanes behind a Freightliner Ms 106 Medium Duty truck when it collided with the back of the vehicle, state police said. Police said for "an unknown reason," the Honda hit the truck and then veered across the left center lane of the h…
Police Seeking Help After Woman Found On Roadway With Serious Injuries In Bridgeport Police Seeking Help After Woman Found On Roadway With Serious Injuries In Bridgeport
Police Seeking Help After Woman Found On Roadway With Serious Injuries In Bridgeport Police are asking the public for help identifying a vehicle that may have hit a woman found lying on the ground at an intersection in Fairfield County with serious injuries. Bridgeport Police received several calls around 10:30 p.m., Wednesday, Nov. 14 regarding a woman lying at the intersection of Stratford Avenue and Bishop Avenue. The 54-year-old Bridgeport resident was found lying on the ground at the intersection, said Capt. Lonnie Blackwell of the Bridgeport Police. Blackwell said a "potential collision occurred at the intersection." Preliminary reports indicate the victim…
Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim
Fatal Hit-Run Crash: Norwalk Native, Longtime City Library Employee ID'd As Victim A popular longtime city employee in Fairfield County is being remembered for her compassion and kindness after she was killed during a vehicle crash. Norwalk Mayor Harry Rilling along with the Police Department announced that the city tragically lost Norwalk Library employee Dawn Kravarik, a Norwalk native, in a hit-and-run collision on Saturday, Oct. 28. The crash occurred around 6 p.m., on Bayne Street at East Rocks Road. Arriving Patrol Division Officers located two injured victims who had been riding a motorcycle when they were struck by the vehicle that fled, said Michelle Woods M…
20 Cows Die In Tractor-Trailer Rollover Crash On I-84 20 Cows Die In Tractor-Trailer Rollover Crash On I-84
20 Cows Die In Tractor-Trailer Rollover Crash On I-84 Twenty cows died during a rollover crash of a tractor-trailer on I-84 in Fairfield County. The incident took place in Newtown around 3:30 a.m., Thursday, Oct. 19 near Exit 10, said the Connecticut State Police. State Police said the tractor-trailer was carrying 44 live cows and the state Department of Agriculture and Department of Transportation were called to the scene, as was DEEP due to a fuel spill. Based on the injuries sustained by the cows and the risk of exposure to hazardous conditions resulting from the rollover, a state veterinarian was contacted about the injured cows and made …
Fatal Crash: CT Troopers Search For Witnesses Of Incident Fatal Crash: CT Troopers Search For Witnesses Of Incident
Fatal Crash: CT Troopers Search For Witnesses Of Incident Authorities are asking for the public's help in piecing together the details of a crash on I-84 that left one dead. It happened on Tuesday, Oct. 1 in the Hartford County town of Southington, according to Connecticut State Police. At approximately 1:45 p.m. near Exit 31 of the eastbound side, 38-year-old Eddie Hill was hit by a truck in the rightmost lane. Hill, a Hartford resident, was pronounced dead at the scene; the driver was uninjured but the truck was towed due to “disabling” damage, police said. No further details have been released, including why Hill was in the lane of the in…
New Update: No Charges Filed After 11-Year-Old Hit By Car In CT, Police Say New Update: No Charges Filed After 11-Year-Old Hit By Car In CT, Police Say
New Update: No Charges Filed After 11-Year-Old Hit By Car In CT, Police Say Authorities have released more details about an incident involving an 11-year-old girl being hit by a vehicle right after she was dropped off by a school bus in Connecticut.  The incident happened in Litchfield County on Tuesday, Sept. 5 around 3 p.m., when an 11-year-old girl was hit by a white Chevrolet Trax SUV traveling south while trying to cross Buckingham Street in Watertown at an area without a crosswalk near Cummings Avenue, according to Watertown Police.  Earlier Report - 11-Year-Old Girl Hit By Car After Getting Dropped Off By School Bus In Watertown: Police…
Fairfield County Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash Fairfield County Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash
Fairfield County Man Killed In 2-Vehicle Crash A 60-year-old was killed in a two-vehicle crash on a busy Connecticut roadway. The New London County incident happened on Monday, Aug. 28 in Waterford, according to Connecticut State Police. At approximately 11:30 a.m., a gray Ford Fiesta was driving southbound on I-395 and began to slow down with traffic in the rightmost lane. The Ford Fiesta was about a half-mile from Exit 2 when Fairfield County resident Marc Pennino, of Monroe, who was also driving south, drove into the right lane and hit the back of the Ford. Pennino was riding a blue Harley-Davidson motorcycle without a helmet, p…
Fairfield Woman, 44, Killed In I-95 Westport Crash Fairfield Woman, 44, Killed In I-95 Westport Crash
Fairfield Woman, 44, Killed In I-95 Westport Crash A Fairfield County woman was killed after allegedly running into the back of a tanker on I-95 that was stopped for backed-up traffic. Julia Delva Clarke, age 44, of Fairfield, was killed around 12:30 a.m., Monday, Aug. 21, in Westport, said the Connecticut State Police. A preliminary investigation found that Clarke was traveling north in the right lane in a 2019 Porsche Macan when she ran into the back of a Freightliner Cascadia which was towing a Kenworth tanker, state police said. State Police said Clarke was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the tractor-trailer sustained susp…
Fatal Head-On Crash: 56-Year-Old CT Man ID'd As Victim Fatal Head-On Crash: 56-Year-Old CT Man ID'd As Victim
Fatal Head-On Crash: 56-Year-Old CT Man ID'd As Victim A local resident was killed in a head-on crash on a Connecticut roadway. It happened around 10 a.m. Saturday, July 29 in Litchfield County on Route 6 in Woodbury. The victim, Robert C. Gardner, age 56, a resident of Woodbury, was operating a 2006 Subaru Baja Sport when a 2004 Dodge Dakota crossed over the double yellow line on Route 6 near Woodbury Place and crashed into it, Connecticut State Police said. A passenger in the Subaru, a 65-year-old Woodbury woman, was seriously injured and is at Waterbury Hospital. The driver of the Dodge, a 24-year-old resident of Ansonia in New H…
Fatal Crash Update: Stamford Officer Who Hit Beloved Pastor Placed On Leave Fatal Crash Update: Stamford Officer Who Hit Beloved Pastor Placed On Leave
Fatal Crash Update: Stamford Officer Who Hit Beloved Pastor Placed On Leave A Stamford Police officer who struck and killed a beloved pastor in his patrol SUV has been placed on administrative leave while the crash is under investigation.  The Rev. Tommie Jackson was hit around 4:15 p.m., Wednesday, July 26, in Stamford on Wire Mill Road by a Stamford Police SUV driven by Officer Zachary Lockwood, age 24. Lockwood, of Stamford, has been an officer with the department since April of last year, said Stamford Police Chief Timothy Shaw.  At the time of the crash, Lockwood, who was responding to a call, was traveling eastbound on Wire Mill Road, police said. …