HARTFORD — A Superior Court jury in Hartford has awarded $7.29 million in damages to the family of a state Department of Transportation supervisor who was struck and killed by a tractor-trailer on Route 8 in March 2012.
Daniel R. DiNardi, 41, of Rocky Hill, died on the afternoon of March 22, 2012 after he was hit while clearing debris from the side of the northbound lanes between exits 29 and 30 in Waterbury. His orange DOT pickup was parked on the right shoulder.
His family filed suit in August 2012 against the truck driver, Gina Davies, and the company she worked for, PTX Services LLC of Plymouth, Wisc.
The six-member jury deliberated for less than an hour Friday...