Pedestrian killed in Route 8 crash

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WATERTOWN– A pedestrian died in a crash on Route 8 northbound Wednesday night.

The accident happened between Exits 37 and 38  around 9:50 p.m.

Police said Marc Warzocha, 43, was driving and crashed into the guardrail on the highway. Warzocha got out of his car and walked across the grass median onto the northbound traffic on Route 8 where he was struck. He was taken to Waterbury Hospital where he later died. The road reopened around 12:30 a.m.

The driver of the other vehicle has not been identified.