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.