Funeral Arrangements for Trooper Killed in I-84 Crash Released

Calling hours for Trooper First Class Kevin Miller, who was killed in a crash on I-84 while on duty last week, will be Thursday at Rentschler Field, with a funeral service Friday.

Miller served with the Connecticut State Police for 19 years and was assigned to Troop C in Tolland. He had previously served for Troop K in Colchester and Troop E in Montville. He was killed in a collision with a tractor-trailer on I-84 in Tolland last Thursday.

During the afternoon rush hour, an extraordinary procession carried Miller's body from Tolland to the chief medical examiner’s office in Farmington. The Hartford Fire Department put up a flag over the I-84 overpass in Hartford in honor of Miller, while other state police troopers saluted him.

Calling hours will be held Thursday from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Pratt and Whitney Stadium at Rentschler Field, 615 Silver Lane in East Hartford.

A Mass of Christian burial funeral service will be held Friday at 11 a.m. at the same location.

The Connecticut State Police Union has established a Kevin Miller Memorial Fund. Anyone wishing to donate can send checks payable to “The Connecticut State Police Union, Inc.” Checks should be mailed to Kevin Miller Memorial Fund, Connecticut State Police Union, 500 Main Street, East Hartford, Connecticut 06118-1034. Please do not send cash and please include “Kevin Miller Memorial Fund” in the check memo.

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