Waterbury victim of pedestrian hit-and-run dies

Alexa Philippou, Hartford Courant
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A victim of a pedestrian hit-and-run that occurred in Waterbury on Thursday evening has died, Waterbury police said.

The victim, who has only been identified as a 67-year-old man, was hit by a car near a Pep Boys Auto Parts on Wolcott Street around 8:14 p.m. Thursday, police said. The vehicle kept driving northbound after striking the pedestrian, who was pushing a shopping cart while crossing the street.

The man was found unconscious and unresponsive at the scene before being transported to an area hospital. He died Saturday evening.

Police are requesting the public’s help in identifying the suspect vehicle and driver.

Alexa Philippou can be reached at aphilippou@courant.com.

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