Hartford Mayor to discuss how to reduce car thefts, fatal car accidents

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(WTNH) — Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin will meet with other leaders Thursday to address the recent spike of deadly car accidents and ways to reduce car thefts.

Officials say the discussion will address the recent increase in deadly car accidents and to call for a coordinated strategy to reduce car thefts by juveniles and young adults. They say the car thefts have been a factor in a number of fatal or serious crashes in the city.Related content: Driver of stolen car wanted for evading fatal crash in Hartford

This year, city officials say there has been eight people who have been killed in crashes.Related content: PD: Driver arrested in Hartford fatal hit and run

Mayor Bronin is looking for a new strategy to reduce the number of accidents in the city. Among the ideas are increasing traffic and speed enforcement, as well as adding a DUI patrol.

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