Woman who was checking on 1-year-old child hit, killed on I-95 in Conn.

The child and another passenger in the car were not hurt

A woman was killed on I-95 in Connecticut while checking on a child in the backsetat.

(WTNH)–A woman who left her car to check on her one-year-old girl was hit and killed by a tractor trailer on I-95 South on Thursday, according to state police.

31-year-old Ashley Ferguson, of Middletown, was standing near the drivers’ side door when the truck hit her and the driver’s side of the car, which was parked on the right hand side of the road.

The child and another passenger in the car were not hurt.

The accident took place between exits 70 and 71 in Old Lyme around 11:30 a.m. Thursday morning.

I-95 South was closed for hours following the accident. The Department of Energy and Environmental Protection responded to clean up spilled fuel from the tractor trailer.

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