Police ID Woman Who Was Struck and Killed in Wallingford

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NBC Connecticut

Police have identified a woman who was struck by a vehicle in Wallingford Aug. 23 and killed.

The woman, identified as 60-year-old Dawn Darcey, of Meriden, was struck on Old Colony Road around 9:02 p.m. and she was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital, where she was pronounced dead, police said.

Based on the preliminary investigation, police believe a 2020 Mazda CX-30 heading south on Old Colony Road hit Darcey, who was in a dimly lit section of the southbound lane.

The driver remained at the scene and cooperated with the police.

Police said speed did not seem to be a factor and the driver was not suspected to be under the influence of any drug or alcohol.

No one has been criminally charged in connection with the crash.

The Wallingford Police Traffic Division is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call (203)294-2815.

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