Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Car in East Hartford

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    Police and fire personnel are responding to the area of 801 Silver Lane in East Hartford, where a pedestrian was struck by a car and killed Monday evening.

    The westbound side of Silver Lane is closed.

    The pedestrian has been identified as a man in his 50s. Police said he was apparently shopping and was trying to cross the street when the accident happened.

    Police said the driver stayed on scene and is being processed at the police department. The driver was not intoxicated and is not facing charges at this time.

    An accident reconstruction crew is investigating the crash.

    Check back for updates.

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