47-year-old Alberto Gonzalez Jr. and 25-year-old Kariel Marie Torres both of Massachusetts have been confirmed dead following a hit-and-run accident that happened on Interstate 91 north in Wethersfield.
According to report, the auto-pedestrian hit-and-run crash took place on Sunday, September 19, 2021 at about 4 a.m. close to exit 27.
- Alberto Gonzalez Jr. Death – Obituary
- Kariel Marie Torres Death – Obituary
According to report, Alberto and Marie were standing where standing by the roadside in the company of other pedestrians when a vehicle heading northbound struck them and fled the scene.
Alberto and Marie were pronounced dead at the scene of the crash while a third victim was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries.
Authorities have described the vehicle involved in the crash as a blue 2002 to 2004 Honda CRV with a spare tire at the back. Anyone with information regarding the suspect vehicle is urged to call Connecticut State Police Troop H in Hartford at 860-534-1000.
The crash remains under investigation.