Paramedic Killed in West Hartford Crash

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    A 32-year-old paramedic was killed in a three-car crash in West Hartford as he was heading to work on Sunday evening.

    A 32-year-old paramedic was killed in a three-car crash in West Hartford as he was heading to work on Sunday evening.

    Donavan Alden, a 32-year-old paramedic from Avon, was on his way to work at AMR at 6:44 p.m. and traveling east on New Britain Avenue when his car was hit head-on, police said. He was killed in the crash, according to West Hartford Police. 

    Police said Karen Torres, 33, of New Britain, crossed the double lines under the railroad bridge, just east of New Park Avenue, and crashed head-on into Alden’s car. She was severely injured and is being treated at Hartford Hospital.

    Police said Zeeshan Rashid, 33, of Newington, was driving directly behind Alden and hit the back of his car. He was injured and is also being treated at Hartford Hospital.

    Police are investigating. No charges have been filed.
     

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