Samantha Figueroa Dies In Pedestrian-Car Accident on I-84 In Newtown, CT

Samantha Figueroa Death – Obituary : 22-year-old Samantha Figueroa, of Hartford has died in a two car accident that occurred on Monday, October 25, 2021 at about 3:30 a.m. on I-84 in Newtown, Connecticut.

According to Newtown State Police, the incident happened on I-84 closed to Exit 11 in Newtown when the Mercury sedan Figueroa was traveling in broke down. She then came out of the and was standing in the left lane, trying to stop passing cars.

In the process of stopping vehicles, she and her car were struck by a Mack truck that was making a curve.  She sustained serious injuries and was taken to St. Mary’s Hospital in Waterbury where she died of her injuries.

Both cars were damaged in the crashed and were later towed from the scene.