Man Charged in Connection With Fatal Crash in Stamford

A man who is accused of hitting a pedestrian in Stamford in January has been arrested in connection with the fatal crash.

Police said 29-year-old George Christiansen, of Stamford, turned himself in to authorities in the presence of an attorney and was charged with second-degree manslaughter in connection with a crash at 7:09 a.m. on Jan. 2

Police said Christiansen was driving a 2016 Dodge Ram and hit 59-year-old Lynette Wagner, of Fairfield, who was in the crosswalk and crossing Elm Street.

Wagner died from result injuries sustained in the crash, police said.

Christiansen was released on $25,000 surety bond and is due in court on April 11.

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