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Motor Vehicle Accident - Morris Court


East Hartford Police Department
Press Release    

For Immediate Release: October 21st, 2013, 5:00 PM Case# 13-28828

On October 19th, 2013 at approximately 3:00 P.M., the East Hartford Police Department responded to 20 Morris Court, in East Hartford, CT on a report of a motor vehicle accident in a driveway.

The initial accident investigation determined that a 2-year-old boy was playing in the driveway of 20 Morris Court when the driver of a Ford Expedition backed into the boy striking him. The driver of the Ford Expedition was identified as William Troy Johnson, d.o.b. 01/25/71, who resides at 20 Morris Court. The boy was provided medical attention at the scene and was transported to C.C.M.C. where he was pronounced dead.

The East Hartford Accident Reconstruction Team responded to investigate this fatal motor vehicle accident. This investigation is on-going and there are no charges filed at this time.

Sgt. Michael DeMaine
Public Information Officer
East Hartford Police Department
31 School Street
East Hartford, CT 06108-2638
Office: 860-291-7583
Fax: 860-610-6299

31 School Street, East Hartford, CT 06018-2638
Telephone 860-528-4401

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