Norwalk PD investigating fatal hit-and-run

Norwalk police cruiser (file).

NORWALK, Conn. (WTNH) — Norwalk Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed Friday night.

According to police, crews responded to a car accident involving a pedestrian at 9:14 p.m. Friday night at the intersection of Martin Luther King Drive and Lowe Street.

Police say when officers arrived they found a male pedestrian lying in the street suffering from life-threatening injuries.

Authorities say the pedestrian was transported to Norwalk Hospital, where he later died due to his injuries.

Officials say the vehicle that struck the pedestrian fled the scene, but was later located by officers on Ely Avenue. They say this is an active investigation by the Accident Investigator with the assistance of the Crime Scene Unit.

Norwalk Police Department asks that anyone that witnessed this accident or has any information to contact the Accident Investigator at 203-854-3035.

For anonymous tips, officials say they can be left with the Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-311 or at http://www.norwalkpd.com. They say anonymous tips can also be submitted via text message by typing “NPD” into the text field, followed by the message and sent to CRIMES (274637).

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