Tina Fontanez, 24, and Catalina Melendez, 23, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Vine Street in Hartford, Connecticut

Modified Date: 
Mon, 02/05/2018 - 5:31pm
Accident Date: 
Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Arrest made, driver still sought in Hartford fatal hit & run

 preliminary investigation revealed that the two women had just exited a cab and were in the travel lanes when they were struck. The vehicle then fled the scene. Police say officers later located a 2006 silver Acura TSX near the crash scene with damage and evidence consistent of having been involved in a crash.

Police identify victims in Hartford hit and run, driver still sought

An arrest has been made after a 24-year-old woman was killed in a hit and run in Hartford on Tuesday night.

Owner of Car Charged After Fatal Hartford Hit-and-Run

Police are still looking for the driver who hit two women on Vine Street in Hartford on Jan. 16, killing one and critically injuring another, but they said they have filed some charges against the owner of the car.

2 dead following Hartford hit and run

Both victims were transported to a local hospital. Fontanez succumbed to her injuries later that night, while Melendez died on Jan. 23.

Man Charged in Hartford Hit and Run That Killed Two Women

Police said Monday that they have arrested 24-year-old Nathaniel Jefferson and that he admitted to driving the car and fleeing the scene.

Topics: 
Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Lorenzo Ivery
Tina Fontanez
Catalina Melendez
Nathaniel Jefferson
Roadway: 
Vine Street

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