Man Dies After Being Hit by Tractor-Trailer in Hartford

A man has died after being hit by a tractor-trailer in Hartford Thursday, according to police.

The crash happened around 4 p.m. Police said 77-year-old Carl Loven was trying to cross Walnut Street when he was hit by a tractor-trailer turning west onto Walnut from High Street, near the Interstate 84 westbound entrance ramp. Loven was rushed to Saint Francis Hospital where he died of his injuries.

Investigators are reviewing footage of the crash.

The truck driver did remain on scene and is cooperating with the investigation. No charges have been filed.

This is the first fatal car crash in Hartford this year, according to police.

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