6-Year-Old Killed in Crash on I-84 in East Hartford

Connecticut Department of Transportation

A 6-year-old boy was killed in a crash on Interstate 84 east in East Hartford Monday.

The crash happened near the exit 58 entrance ramp around 12:54 p.m. Connecticut State Police said 6-year-old Jayden Caraballo, of East Hartford, was in a booster seat in the Toyota 4-Runner that veered off the right side of the road and crashed into a wooden sound barrier.

The driver of the vehicle, identified by police as the child’s mother, was taken to Hartford Hospital for treatment. Police said Caraballo died on scene.

The crash remains under investigation. Anyone with information should contact Troop H at 860-534-1000.

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