Woman Dies After Getting Struck on I-84 in East Hartford

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A 33-year-old Hartford woman has died after she was hit by a vehicle on Interstate 84 in East Hartford on Monday night.

State police said a vehicle was traveling on I-84 eastbound, west of the exit 59 off-ramp around 7:48 p.m. when it struck Arlena Lisette Clark, who was walking on the highway.

Clark was pronounced dead at the scene, they added.

The driver of the vehicle involved in the collision remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, state police said.

The investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information, anyone who witnessed the collision or anyone who was driving in the area at the time of the collision is asked to call TFC John Wilson at Troop H at (860) 534-1098.

Several lanes of the highway were closed while police investigated the collision. The highway has since fully reopened.

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