Thomas Herlihy


Age: 58

Summary: longtime Connecticut state senator who represented several western Connecticut towns from 1999 to 2009 as a Republican and won a close election in 2006, but who was credited with helping to find a solution including building a runaway truck ramp on Avon Mountain, where four people were killed and more than a dozen injured in an 2005 truck crash.

Cause of Death: Unreleased causes

Born: November 29, 1956

Died: May 8, 2015

Simsbury, Connecticut