HARTFORD COUNTY, CT. (THECOUNT) — Andy Azab, of Oakville, Connecticut, has been identified as the pedestrian in a fatal Tuesday vehicle collision in Hartford County.

Azab, 62, was killed after he was struck by a vehicle near Southington Tuesday night.


According to reports, Azab was on-foot after exiting his vehicle to assist a disabled vehicle on Interstate 84 near Exit 28 in Southington around 6:30. At some point, Azab was struck by a passing vehicle.

Azab was transported to an area hospital where he was later pronounced dead of blunt force trauma injuries.

The driver who struck Azab remained on-scene.

No charges were filed in the case.

Police said they are continuing to investigate.

Anyone with possible information on the deadly incident should contact police at 911.


Geo quick facts: Hartford County is a county located in the north central part of the U.S. state of Connecticut. According to the 2010 census, the population was 894,014, making it the second-most populous county in Connecticut. In 2019, its population declined to an estimated 891,720 – Wikipedia.

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