Suffield Woman Struck and Killed

A 65 year-old woman was crossing the street when she was hit by a car.

Suffield Police are investigating a crash that killed a 65 year-old woman on Thursday evening.

Patricia Handler was struck by an SUV at 4:37 p.m., as she was crossing Bridge Street, police said.

Handler was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where she was pronounced dead.

Police said she lived at the Maple Court senior housing facility.

The driver, identified as Christine Swanson, 49, of East Hartford, stayed at the scene.

No charges have been filed. Anyone with information is asked to call the Suffield Police Department, at 860-668-3870.

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