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Western Connecticut State University Student Struck by Car

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    A Western Connecticut State University student was struck by a car Tuesday evening. (Published Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017)

    A Western Connecticut State University student was struck by a car Tuesday evening.

    Police said the 27-year-old student from Woodbury was crossing on White Street at the crosswalk in front of Litchfield Hall when he was struck by a car traveling eastbound around 5:20 p.m.

    The victim was transported to the hospital and his injuries were described as non-life threatening. He has since been released from the hospital.

    Danbury police said the driver, a 57-year-old woman from Danbury, remained on scene. She told police she did not notice the crosswalk signal activated at the time of the crash. She was given a verbal warning for failure to yield to a pedestrian.

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