Woman Struck by Car in Branford Crosswalk

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    Police said a woman was struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk in Branford.

    A 28-year-old Branford woman was struck by a car while walking in a crosswalk on Main Street in Branford last night.

    Police responded to Main Street at the intersection of Hopson Avenue at 5:25 p.m. and closed the road for around two hours to investigate, police said.

    Stephanie Boisvert was struck as she was walking southbound in the crosswalk, crossing Main Street, according to police.

    Paramedics from the fire department immediately treated Boisvert for her injuries and transported her to an area medical facility for further evaluation.

    Police interviewed the driver, Paul Deluca, 40, of Branford, who said he was driving eastbound on Main Street and drove to the right of vehicles he thought were stopped to make left turns, police said.

    Deluca was charged with failure to grant right or way to a pedestrian in a crosswalk.
     

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