Woman hit and killed while changing tire on the side of highway
THOMASTON, Conn. (WFSB/Gray News) – A woman in Connecticut was killed Wednesday afternoon while trying to change a tire.
Troopers said 26-year-old Karina Marie Lopez’s vehicle had a flat tire around 3 p.m. along Route 8.
She pulled to the side of the highway and attempted to repair the damage when she was hit by another vehicle.
Authorities said Lopez was flown to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
There is no word if the other driver will face charges.
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