Pedestrian in Bridgeport Hit-and-Run Has Died: Police

A 22-year-old man who was hit by a car on Park Avenue in Bridgeport on Saturday morning has died, according to police, and investigators are still looking for the driver who fled the scene.

Police identified the pedestrian who was struck as Kyle Williams Jr. He died at Bridgeport Hospital on Tuesday, according to police.

Williams was crossing the street just after 4:30 a.m. when he was struck by car, police said.

Witnesses told police that the car accelerated into the intersection while the traffic light was changing and hit the pedestrian, braking briefly after the collision and then fleeing the scene.

After hitting Williams, the driver applied the brakes, then fled the scene, police said.

Police described the vehicle as a "white or light colored Acura Integra with dark tinted windows" and said that it might have a damaged sunroof because of he crash.

Investigators are following leads, but have made no arrests.

Police ask anyone with information on the hit-and-run vehicle or crash to call police at 203-767-4142.

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