Police seek witnesses to fatal pedestrian crash on highway in East Hartford

Police say 33-year-old Arlena Lisette Clark suffered fatal injuries when she was hit by a driver on I-84 in East Hartford, Conn., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

Police say 33-year-old Arlena Lisette Clark suffered fatal injuries when she was hit by a driver on I-84 in East Hartford, Conn., on Monday, Sept. 13, 2021.

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EAST HARTFORD — A Hartford woman was killed when she was hit by a driver on Interstate 84 Monday night, according to a report from Connecticut State Police.

Shortly before 8 p.m., a Rhode Island woman was driving on Interstate 84 east near the Exit 59 off ramp in the left-center lane of five when she hit a pedestrian who state police said was “walking in the travel portion of the highway.”

The pedestrian, identified by state police as 33-year-old Arlena Lisette Clark of Main Street in Hartford, suffered fatal injuries.

The Rhode Island driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation, police said.

The investigation is ongoing, and police ask any witnesses or individuals who might have captured the crash on dashboard cameras are asked to come forward.

Anyone with information is asked to call Trooper First Class John Wilson at Troop H in Hartford at 860-534-1098.