Middlefield Man Fatally Shot in Apparent Road Rage Incident on I-691 in Meriden
A Middlefield man lost his life on Sunday night in a tragic incident on Interstate 691 in Meriden. The incident, believed to be a road rage incident, occurred around 8 p.m. and resulted in the death of 49-year-old Scott Kracke.
According to reports from WFSB 3, Kracke was taken to a local hospital with gunshot wounds and was later pronounced dead. Connecticut State Police responded to the scene after receiving reports of an active disturbance near Exit 2A on I-691 East. Additionally, a three-vehicle crash was reported around the same time by the Connecticut Department of Transportation.
State troopers have revealed that the shooting took place during a road rage-type incident on the highway. Although a suspect has been identified, their identity has not yet been released to the public.
The incident remains under investigation as authorities work to gather more information about what transpired on that fateful evening. The motive behind the road rage incident and the events leading up to the shooting are still being determined.
Residents of Meriden are encouraged to stay informed about developments in this case. Local news outlet WFSB 3 is providing real-time updates on their website. Interested individuals can visit their website for the full report on the incident.
This tragic incident serves as a reminder of the dangers of road rage and the importance of maintaining composure while driving. It is crucial for drivers to prioritize safety and avoid engaging in aggressive behavior on the road.
As the investigation progresses, authorities will continue to gather evidence and interview witnesses to piece together a clearer picture of what happened on I-691 that night. The community is urged to come forward with any information that may aid in the investigation.
Our thoughts are with the family and friends of Scott Kracke as they navigate this difficult time. May he rest in peace.