Pedestrian dies in Manchester accident; driver found dead

Jan. 20—A pedestrian hit in Manchester last weekend has passed away and the suspected driver has been found dead, Manchester police said Friday.

The pedestrian, Michael Vigneault, 35, of Manchester, died at an area hospital.

The suspected driver, Shawn Croteau, 59, of Newbury, also was found dead, police said. No details were given on how Croteau died.

Last Sunday, city police said they found a pedestrian in the road at Union and Merrimack streets about 6:25 a.m. Sunday.

Police determined that a motor vehicle had struck the pedestrian while he attempted to cross Union Street. A dark-colored, four-door hatchback fled the scene, according to authorities.