Police Identify Man Hit and Killed on I-84 in Southbury

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NBC Connecticut

An 85-year-old man who walked out onto I-84 in Southbury on Christmas Eve was hit and killed by a car, according to state police.

The man, identified as Ronald Shaw, of Holmes, New York, drove off the highway and onto the grassy median near Exit 16 around 5 p.m. Thursday, police said.

For an unknown reason, police said Shaw got out of his car and walked out into the westbound lanes of I-84, where he was hit.

The highway was closed for several hours while police investigated.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call Trooper Murphy at Troop A in Southbury at (203) 267-2200.

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