Stamford police identify student struck and killed in front of high school

Stamford Police Department


STAMFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Police in Stamford have identified the 18-year-old student who died after being struck by a car in front of Stamford High School Saturday morning.

Police say Karina Tinajero-Arreguin was attempting to cross Strawberry Hill Avenue just before 7:30 a.m. when she was struck by a 2000 Chevrolet Express van. Tinajero-Arreguin was not in a crosswalk when she was hit, according to police.

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Tinajero-Arreguin was transported to Stamford Hospital with severe injuries where she later died.

The 37-year-old driver of the van remained on scene and is cooperating with investigators.

No charges have been filed and the investigation is ongoing.

Anyone with information regarding this case is asked to contact the Stamford Police Department at 203-977-4712.

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