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Hartford Jury Awards $7M In DOT Worker Death Case

The family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor struck and killed on Route 8 near the Waterbury-Naugatuck line in 2012 has been awarded nearly $7.3 million in a wrongful death lawsuit.

10/20/2014

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Fatal Crash On Route 8 In Torrington

A Torrington man was killed in a motorcycle crash on Route 8 in Torrington yesterday.

01/14/2014

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3 Injured In Wrong-Way Highway Crash In Waterbury

WATERBURY, Conn. (AP)   State police say three people were injured in a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Waterbury. Troopers say a car travelling on the northbound side of the highway near exit 30 […]

08/18/2013

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Route 8 Bust

A man  speeding on Route 8 late Saturday night  is  facing narcotics and other charges.Just before  11:30 pm  a State Trooper  clocked   24 year old Nathan Araujo of Naugatuck doing  83 miles per hour in […]

07/07/2013

Police investigate a shooting on Route 8 in Torrington.  State Police say a man with a knife charged at a trooper, and the trooper opened fire.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Probe: Route 8 Police Shooting Justified

An investigation found that s State Police lieutenant was justified in shooting a knife-weilding man on Route 8 in Torrington.

11/26/2012

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One Dead in Route 8 Crash

A 67 year old Shelton man died  in  a one car crash Saturday afternoon on Route  8  in Shelton.It happened  just before five o’clock near exit 12. State Police say  Rodney Francis apparently lost control  […]

07/29/2012

Police investigate a shooting on Route 8 in Torrington.  State Police say a man with a knife charged at a trooper, and the trooper opened fire.  Photo by WTIC's Matt Dwyer.

Shooting Closes Route 8 Northbound In Torrington

State police closed the northbound lanes of Route 8 in Torrington after a fatal shooting by a state trooper..

07/12/2012

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Veteran DOT Worker Killed On Route 8

A state Department of Transportation supervisor who was struck by a truck in Naugatuck has died from his injuries.

03/22/2012

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Three Killed In Separate Car Crashes In Shelton

State police say three people were killed in two separate car crashes within a few hundred yards of one another on Route 8 in Shelton.

12/19/2011

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Woman Critically Injured After Ejection On Route 8

State Police say a Derby woman suffered critical injures Sunday evening after she was ejected from an SUV on Route 8 southbound in Naugatuck.

10/03/2011

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