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Police ID 80-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in West Hartford

A pedestrian who was struck in West Hartford Sunday night has died, according to police.

Officers said the pedestrian, later identified as 80-year-old June Krisch, of Storrs, was crossing Park Road when she was hit by a vehicle just before 9 p.m.

Police said lifesaving efforts were unsuccessful and she was pronounced dead at St. Francis Hospital.

Officers said the driver of the vehicle that collided with Krisch remained on scene and has cooperated with police in the investigation.

The West Hartford Police Traffic Division is leading the investigation and was assisted on scene by West Hartford detectives, West Hartford firefighters and members of the Metro Traffic Services.

The investigation into the crash is ongoing.

The road was closed for hours but has since reopened. 

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