Hartford Woman Killed on I-91 on Massachusetts

Tuesday, Oct 22, 2013  |  Updated 3:13 PM EDT
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Hartford Woman Killed on I-91 on Massachusetts

A 22-year-old Hartford woman was killed on Interstate 91 in Longmeadow, Massachusetts this morning when she was struck by a tractor-trailer.

Massachusetts State Police said Shamonica Bates, 22, of Hartford, was in a car with five other people from Connecticut around 2:30 a.m., got out of the car and was on foot and in the path of a tractor-trailer when she was struck. 

Police do not know why she got out of the car, which police said was a 2006 Nissan Maxima.

Police are investigating and closed I-91 South as emergency crews responded.

Connecticut State Police said there were no closures on the Connecticut side of I-91.

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