State Police UPDATE: State police said State Police say the woman, later identified as Joan Marie Forgas, 32, of Bridgeport, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say Forgas was struck and killed by a car in the northbound lane near Exit 13 after leaving her Jeep, which was parked in between the right lane and shoulder of the roadway.

023-01-18@12:22am–#Shelton CT— #cttraffic– A crash with injuries on Route 8 southbound near exit 13 has the highway shutdown starting at exit 12.

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