SOUTHINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) – A crash involving a pedestrian and a tractor-trailer shut down part of I-84 in Southington Tuesday morning, according to Connecticut State Police.

Police said Troop H-Hartford responded to a crash involving a tractor-trailer and a pedestrian around 1:46 a.m. on I-84 eastbound in Southington near Exit 31.

Eddie J. Hill, a 34-year-old from Hartford, was pronounced dead at the scene according to stage police. The driver of the tractor-trailer was not injured.

All eastbound lanes were closed between Exits 30 and 31 due to the crash, but have since reopened.

State police are asking anyone who saw the crash to call (860) 534-1098 or email