State police: Pedestrian from Torrington fatally struck by car on I-84 in Hartford

State police say Rafael Rodriguez was in the left lane near the entrance ramp to I-91 south when he was struck by a vehicle around 8:15 p.m. Saturday.

Rose Shannon

Apr 14, 2024, 4:42 PM

Updated 42 days ago

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A Torrington man was killed on I-84 west in Hartford Saturday night.
State police say Rafael Rodriguez was in the left lane near the entrance ramp to I-91 south when he was struck by a vehicle around 8:15 p.m.
It's not clear why Rodriguez was on the highway. He was transported to St. Francis Hospital with serious injuries and later died there.
The driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.
Anyone with information is asked to contract Trooper Michael Dean at 860-534-1098 or by email at michael.dean@ct.gov.
Police are also interested in speaking to anyone who may have footage of the incident from their dashcams.


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