- Associated Press - Monday, November 3, 2014

STAMFORD, Conn. (AP) - Connecticut State Police say an 18-year-old New York man has been killed as he helped a disabled motorist on Interstate 95 in Stamford.

The Advocate of Stamford reports (https://bit.ly/1wXzxUt ) that Derian Garaicoa-Ortega, of Glen Cove, New York, was helping a woman whose car broke down near exit 6 on Saturday. A car driven by Jose Lopez-Rodriguez of Mamaroneck, New York, struck the disabled car, sending it into Garaicoa-Ortega.

Four other people were injured at the scene.

Garaicoa-Ortega was declared dead at Stamford Hospital.

Lopez-Rodriguez and two pedestrians also were taken to Stamford Hospital where they were treated for minor injuries.

State Police said no enforcement action has been taken and the case is being investigated.


Information from: The Advocate, https://www.stamfordadvocate.com

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