Hit and Run (vehicular)

Hartford Police Probe Whether Officer Delayed Reporting Relative In Fatal Hit And Run

Hartford Police Probe Whether Officer Delayed Reporting Relative In Fatal Hit And Run

A Hartford police officer told detectives investigating a fatal September hit-and-run he bought a drink at a local bar for the suspect, his brother, less than two hours before the crash, a warrant for the driver reveals. The officer is now the subject of an internal affairs investigation that centers on whether he delayed notifying police of his brother’s alleged involvement in the crash.

Nathen Negron, 25, turned himself in Tuesday night on charges of negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, evading responsibility resulting in a death and giving a false statement. Police had obtained a warrant for Negron’s arrest. Negron posted $100,000 bail and is scheduled to appear in court Nov....

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