Kaitlyn R. Carney, 18, a freshman at Western Connecticut State University was killed, after her SUV leaves the I-384 roadway in Hartford County, and crashes into a concrete barrier.

Friday, February 21, 2014

A West Haven teen was killed after crashing her Jeep on Interstate 384 eastbound in Manchester over the weekend, according to state police.

A teenager from West Haven was killed in a weekend crash in Manchester.

State police are asking the public for assistance as they investigate a crash early Saturday that killed a West Haven woman.

State police are asking the public for assistance as they investigate a crash early Saturday that killed a West Haven woman.

Kaitlyn R. Carney, 18, was eastbound on I-384 in Manchester about 3:30 a.m. Saturday when the Jeep Grand Cherokee she was driving went out of control, struck a concrete barrier, and then rolled over. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

State police are asking anyone who saw anything to call Trooper Marcin Pirog at the Hartford barracks at 860-534-1000, ext. 6162.

Carney was a freshman at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury and a graduate of Lyman Hall High School, according to her obituary.

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Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Two drivers were hurt and traffic was backed up after an accident on I-384 Thursday morning.

Firefighters were dispatched to the scene on the westbound side, just after the on-ramp from South Main Street, at about 7:25 a.m. A 45-year-old Manchester woman driving a PT Cruiser was either entering the highway or had stopped in the breakdown lane when her car was struck from behind by a car driven by a 22-year-old East Hartford man, Assistant Fire Chief David Billings wrote in a news release.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

A woman who was seriously injured Friday evening in a motorcycle crash has died from her injuries.

The motorcycle accident occurred near the intersection of Coconut and Northlake boulevards in suburban West Palm Beach, said Captain Albert Borroto, spokesman for Palm Beach County Fire Rescue.

The driver, 60-year-old Shari Lynn Carney, was in the far left U-turn lane and struck the raised curb of the center grass median, according to PBSO.

Emergency crews responded a few minutes before 9 p.m. to reports of a motorcycle crash and found Carney lying in the roadway.

Saturday, June 7, 2014

Police on Monday identified a man who died in a car crash early Sunday as Ahad J. Malik of Vernon.

Malik, 27, was driving a Subaru WRX at a high rate of speed eastbound on Buckland Hills Drive when the car crossed over the westbound lanes and hit a light pole, police said. The crash happened about 2:30 a.m. Malik was trapped in the crushed car and pronounced dead at the scene, police said. A male passenger, Anil Karunanidhi, 28, of Manchester, was transported to Hartford Hospital.

Sunday, March 2, 2014

An East Hartford teen is dead after a Honda struck a sanitation truck on Silver Lane in East Hartford on Monday.

The crash happened on Silver Lane near the intersection with Holland Lane around 11 a.m. Monday and police identified the driver of the car as Leonel Colon, 17, of East Hartford.

On Monday, police said the car was stolen and the driver lost control.

Officers pursued the Honda on Burnside Avenue earlier Monday morning, but the chase was called off and was not connected to the crash, according to police.

Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed Thursday evening on Route 83/Oakland Street in Manchester.

Manchester police said 53-year-old John King died at Manchester Memorial Hospital after he was hit by a Subaru traveling southbound on Route 83/Oakland Street Thursday evening. It happened around 6:40 p.m.

The cause of the crash is under investigation, but police said it doesn't appear as though speed or driver impairment played a part.

Saturday, January 18, 2014

Police investigating a two-car crash at South Main Street and Boulevard in West Hartford on Sunday afternoon said a 17-year-old driver ran a red light and struck a Toyota SUV.

Police said the teen was driving a red Subaru on South Main Street, ran a red light and hit a Toyota Sequoia that was traveling west on Boulevard.

Police said the impact caused the Toyota to roll over and hit a Mercedes that was parked in the lot of 81 South Main Street, shearing off a large traffic control box.

Monday, March 24, 2014

A 64-year-old West Hartford teacher has died after her car and a school bus crashed at Boulevard and Mountain Road in West Hartford this morning, according to West Hartford police.

Police had to extricate the driver, Patricia Rossoff, 64, of West Hartford, who was pronounced dead at UConn Medical Center.

She was a teacher at Kingswood Oxford School, police said. School officials said she was with Kingswood Oxford for 39 years.

She was a creative arts and modern languages teacher, as well as academic dean of humanities.