Stratford man dead in Thursday's Route 8 crash

More details have been released about the Stratford man who was killed in a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Shelton. Friends say 30-year-old Fernando Moreno-Rivas was a U.S. Army Medic and the father

News 12 Staff

May 20, 2016, 4:31 PM

Updated 2,980 days ago

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More details have been released about the Stratford man who was killed in a wrong-way crash on Route 8 in Shelton.
Friends say 30-year-old Fernando Moreno-Rivas was a U.S. Army Medic and the father of a young girl.
Police say he was killed early yesterday morning near exit 13 in Shelton. They say another car being driven by a Seymour woman was heading northbound on the wrong side of the highway when she crashed head on into Moreno-Rivas.
Police have identified the other driver, who was also killed, as 29-year-old Kelly Wootten.
They say it's not yet clear why she was driving on the wrong side of the highway.


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