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Officials have identified the name of a man who reportedly drove a car into Middlesex Hospital and lit himself on fire Thursday morning. Mayor Drew identified the suspect as 27-year-old Steven Ellam, of Middletown. Ellam drove into the emergency department entrance, and then lit himself on fire. Sources told Channel 3 he was naked when this happened.

The rain and wintry mix has come and gone, leaving behind accumulation in some towns. More clouds and rain are in the forecast for Friday; however, the wet weather should hold off until the afternoon. Rain will end by late Friday night, and temperatures bottom out in the 30s.

After a man drove a car into the emergency department of Middlesex Hospital on Thursday, other hospitals across the state are taking safety precautions. Jersey barriers were seen being set up outside the emergency department at MidState Medical Center on Thursday afternoon. Hartford Healthcare Officials said this is being done as a precaution at all six of their hospitals, but they do not believe there is any imminent threat at this time.

The deputy who was on duty at a high school where 17 people were massacred waited outside the building for about four minutes without ever going in, the Broward County Sheriff said. It was announced during a Thursday news conference that Deputy Scot Peterson resigned after being suspended without pay.