Police Identify Pedestrian Struck and Killed in New Haven

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    NBCConnecticut.com
    A pedestrian was killed after being struck by a car on Ella T. Grasso Boulevard in New Haven early Monday morning.

    Police have identified the pedestrian struck and killed at the intersection of Ella T. Grasso Boulevard and Whalley Avenue in New Haven early Monday morning.

    According to police, 33-year-old Ronshemu Pitman, of Howe Street in New Haven, was walking in the area when he was hit by a car just before 1 a.m. Monday.

    Pitman was pronounced dead when police arrived on scene.

    He was found without identification, so police spent the day working to identify him.

    The driver of the car stopped and stayed at the collision site, according to police. He has been cooperative with police and has not been charged at this time. Police have not released the identity of the driver at this time.

    The intersection remained closed for about five hours as police reconstructed the accident and investigated. 

    New Haven police in the Crash Investigation Unit continue to investigate the collision. 

    More information will be provided as it becomes available.