The Regional School District Superintendent said 30-year-old Andrej Cavarkapa was hit by a car at the intersection at Trout Brook Drive and Asylum Avenue in West Hartford, where he lived on Wednesday, January 25th, 2017. The superintendent said Cavarkapa taught physics at RHAM High School School in Hebron for six years.
Witnesses told police that the car that hit Cavarkapa was driving south on Trout Brook Drive and had a green light. They said the car proceeded through the intersection and hit the Cavarkapa.
Cavarkapa was in critical condition at St. Francis Hospital following the accident, but died from his injuries at the hospital on Tuesday, January 31, 2017.
The driver of the car, 19-year-old Khang Nguyen of South Windsor, was not injured in the accident. His car was towed as part of the investigation.
West Hartford Police says they the accident is still under investigation.