81-Year-Old Pedestrian Struck and Killed in Stamford

An 81-year-old Stamford resident who was using a walker was struck by a vehicle and killed while crossing a street in Stamford on Sunday night.

Police said the pedestrian was a resident of Wormer Congregate Housing at 28 Vine Road Stamford. The person’s name and gender have not been released.

Police said a 43-year-old Stamford resident was driving the 2005 BMW X5 sport utility vehicle that hit the pedestrian on High Ridge Road, or Route 137, at Vine Road, at 8:24 p.m. on Sunday.

Initial indications from the investigation are that speed was not a factor. The BMW was going through a green traffic light and the driver, who remained at the scene, is cooperating with the investigation, police said.

Witnesses or people with information about the crash are asked to call police at 203-977-4712.

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