Man Charged in Crash That Killed Hamden Man

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NBC Connecticut

Hamden police have arrested a suspect after a 36-year-old man who was hit by a vehicle in Hamden in August died.

David Welch, 36, of Hamden, was crossing Dixwell Avenue, near George Street, around 8:30 p.m. on Aug. 2 when a vehicle traveling north on Dixwell Avenue hit him, police said.

First responders treated Welch at the scene and he was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said.

The driver remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

Police said the driver turned himself in to police on Tuesday and has been charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, speeding and operating an unregistered motor vehicle and was held on a $75,000 bond.

Witnesses are asked to call Officer Christina Giori of the Hamden Police Department at 203-230-4000 or email cgiori@hamdenpd.com.

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