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Man Killed in Hit-and-Run in New Haven

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A pedestrian has died after being struck by a car in New Haven on Monday night and police said the driver fled the scene.

Police were called to respond to Columbus Avenue and West Street, in the Hill neighborhood, just after 8 p.m. Monday and found a man with severe injuries lying in the road.

The victim, identified as 44-year-old Gilberto Molina, was taken to Yale New Haven Hospital in critical condition. He died Tuesday, according to police.

No information was available on the vehicle that hit the man.

Anyone with information is asked to call the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6304.

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