James Skaarva Struck, Killed by Vehicle on Amity Road in Bethany

James Skaarva Struck, Killed by Vehicle on Amity Road in Bethany

James Skaarva ID’d as Man Killed in Bethany Pedestrian Accident on Amity Road

Bethany, Connecticut (January 7, 2020) – The pedestrian who was hit and killed by a vehicle on Christmas Eve in Bethany has been identified as James Skaarva, 60, according to the Connecticut State Police.

The deadly pedestrian accident happened on Amity Road Tuesday, December 24.

According to the police, Skaarva was trying to cross Amity Road when he was struck by a pickup truck with a 7 1/2-foot plow.

Skaarva was declared deceased at the scene of the accident.

The driver of the pickup truck stopped at the scene and cooperated with authorities.

An investigation into the accident is underway. Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to call Troop I at 203-393-4200 ext. 3018.