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Tag Archives: Route 8

Police identify teen struck, killed on Route 8

NAUGATUCK — State police identified the pedestrian struck and killed on Route 8 last week as 14-year-old Michael Shore of Southington. Shore was killed Dec. 22 when he was struck…

Pedestrian hit on Route 8 dies

NAUGATUCK — A pedestrian was killed after being struck twice Thursday evening by two different vehicles traveling on Route 8’s northbound and southbound lanes near exit 27, the Maple Street…

First responders extricate driver after accident

NAUGATUCK — A two-vehicle crash caused delays near exit 26 along Route 8 north on Tuesday. Capt. Albert Beltrami of the Naugatuck Fire Department said firefighters responded to the collision…

Beacon Falls man dies in Route 8 accident

WATERBURY — A 35-year-old Beacon Falls man was killed early Friday morning in a one-car accident on Route 8. State police reported Roy J. Gruner, of 30 Andrasko Road, Beacon…

Crash closes Route 8 Sunday night

NAUGATUCK — Route 8 South between exits 26 and 27 in Naugatuck was closed for an hour Sunday night after a truck accident. A GMC Sierra pickup truck flipped on…

Woman ejected from car on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A 23-year-old Waterbury woman was ejected from the Honda Civic she was driving on Route 8 south Wednesday afternoon, fire officials said. Lenee M. Schiavo was driving…

Man flips car on Route 8

BEACON FALLS — A Wolcott man avoided serious injury after driving through a fence and a wooded area before crashing on Route 8 Oct. 23. According to a police report,…

Morning commute slowed due to car fire

NAUGATUCK — A car fire backed up the morning commute Thursday on Route 8 North. The fire briefly shut down the highway near exit 26. Fire Captain John Debisschop said…

Stuck truck backs up traffic

NAUGATUCK — An accident on Route 8 South is causing traffic to back up and police are urging drivers to seek an alternate route. A pickup truck got stuck in…

Man hit on Route 8 dies

BEACON FALLS — A Naugatuck man struck while walking on Route 8 Tuesday night has died from his injuries. Kevin Daly, 29, of Naugatuck was struck by a Ford E-250…