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State Police: Cruiser Hit by Another Vehicle on I-91


By Fran Wilson, Staff Writer

HARTFORD — While parked in the breakdown lane on I-91 on Friday, a state police cruiser was struck by another vehicle, police said.

According to reports,  a Nissan Altima was traveling in the left lane until it reached slowing traffic at about 5 p.m.. It then swerved right near at Exit 33.

The driver, Elmarie Aviles, hit the driver’s side door of a car on her right, police said.

Aviles struck another vehicle in the right center lane and then slid across three lanes into the breakdown lane, where it struck the police cruiser, police said.

The state trooper, who was sitting in his cruiser at the time, was not seriously injured. However,  other people suffered minor injuries, police said.

Aviles was issued an infraction for traveling too fast for conditions and failure to move over when approaching a stationary emergency vehicle.

She then over-corrected, causing her car to veer and strike another vehicle in the right center lane. Aviles’ car then slid across three lanes into the

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State Police Reports Missing Man from Nevada


NEW BRITAIN — State Police are searching for a missing New Britain man who  was last seen driving on Route 9.

According Lt. Paul Vance, Henry Williams Jr. was driving  a 2013 gray Honda  as he was  following a family member in the New Britain area.

He had a Nevada registration, 206 YKD.

Williams recently moved to Connecticut and he is not familiar with the area, police said.

Anyone who may see this car or has seen this gentleman is asked to contact State Police at 860 534-100.

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