Name of Man Killed in Route 6 Crash Released - NBC Connecticut

Name of Man Killed in Route 6 Crash Released

The man got out of his car and crossed the street.

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    Aurthur Walker, 83, of Southington, died after being struck on Route 6 in Farmington early Wednesday morning.

    Walker parked his car on Route 6, near Hyde Road, crossed Route 6 just before 6 a.m. and was hit by another car, at 5:54 a.m police said.

    Why Walker got out of the car is not known and that is something police are trying to determine.

    Emergency workers performed CPR on Walker and he was taken to UConn Medical Center, where he died.

    83-Year-Old Man Killed in Route 6 Crash

    [HAR] 83-Year-Old Man Killed in Route 6 Crash
    Shortly after 5 a.m., an 83-year-old man was struck and killed by a car on Route 6 in Farmington. Police believe the man parked his car on Route 6, got out then tried to cross the four-lane road. He was treated at the scene but died later at the hospital.
    (Published Wednesday, March 7, 2012)

    The driver, Diego Sanchez, 57, of Hartford, was taken to a Hartford Hospital by ambulance.

    Route 6 remained  closed for several hours.

    Police are investigating and no charges have been filed.

    Anyone with information about the crash is asked to call Sergeant Walzak or Officer Stone at 860-675-2400.