Police Seize Car Believed to Be Connected to Hit-and-Run

A 15-year-old girl was struck and killed by a car in Middletown.

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    Middletown police said they have seized the car they believe struck and killed a 15-year-old Clinton girl on Friday evening and spoken with a person of interest.

    Cailyn Bassett, 15,  was walking along Saybrook Road in Middletown on Friday, on her way to meet friends, when she was hit by a car, police said.

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    Police said they may have located the vehicle involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Middletown.

    The driver fled, according to police. 

    Police said they have obtained surveillance video and the car is being processed, with help from state police.

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    No information has been released about the alleged driver or where the car was found.

    Bassett was the oldest of four children.

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