Massachusetts woman killed in hit-and-run in Connecticut

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A Massachusetts woman is dead after she was hit by a driver who fled the scene in Hartford late Thursday night and police are looking for the driver.

Patrol officers responded to Main Street, near Tower Avenue, at 11:55 p.m. after reports that a vehicle hit a pedestrian and they found the victim, Lutricia Daniels, 40, of Chicopee, Massachusetts.



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Police said Daniel was struck while crossing the street, sustained severe injuries and died at the scene, police said.

The car that hit Daniels was described as a red Honda Accord that went south on Main Street after the crash.

State police later found a vehicle matching that description empty and on fire on Interstate 384 East, near Exit 2.

First responders on I-384 East in Manchester early Thursday morning.

An investigation is underway.

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