Police ID Pedestrian Killed in Stamford Crash

A pedestrian was struck and killed in Stamford Thursday night and police have identified the man after reaching out to the public for help in figuring out who he was. 

The man was struck by a 2008 Toyota Prius on High Ridge Road, or Route 137, just before 11:30 p.m., according to police.  

He has been identified as 89-year-old Sanh Truong of Stamford.

Police said Truong was crossing High Ridge Road from west to east, near Olga Drive and the Burger King restaurant, when he was hit. He was not in the crosswalk at the time. 

He was pronounced dead at the scene and police initially reached out to the public for assistance in identifying him because he was not carrying any identification.

The driver of the Toyota remained on scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

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