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Driver Charged With Killing Pedestrian In Hit-And-Run Crash In Norwalk

One person was killed and two people were injured by a hit-and-run driver late Friday in Norwalk.
One person was killed and two people were injured by a hit-and-run driver late Friday in Norwalk. Photo Credit: Rick Reardon
Emergency personnel are on the scene of the accident late Friday.
Emergency personnel are on the scene of the accident late Friday. Photo Credit: Rick Reardon

NORWALK, Conn. — A pedestrian was killed and two others were injured after they were struck by a hit-and-run driver late Friday in front of a Norwalk liquor store, The Hour reported.

The driver of the pickup truck, Hugo Cruz-Gregorio, 33, of 9 Hanford Place, Norwalk, was charged with second-degree manslaughter, evading responsibility with injury, evading responsibility, operating without a license, operating an unregistered motor vehicle, unsafe moving and operating under the influence, The Hour reported.

Cruz-Gregorio fled the scene, but was tracked down by officers after a search, witnesses said. The accident happened at about 8:30 p.m. Friday at 50 Woodward Ave.

Three victims were transported to Norwalk Hospital, where one man died and the others had nonlife-threatening injuries, The Hour said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Norwalk Police Department at 203-854-3114 or The Norwalk Police Tipline at 203-854-3111.

Anonymous Internet Tips can be sent to www.norwalkpd.com . Anonymous Text Tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637).

Read the full story here at the Hour.

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