Elderly Woman Dies After Being Struck in Norwich

Police say the driver who hit her is 93 years old.

An 83-year-old Taftville woman has after she was struck by a car while walking in front of Huntington Elementary School in Norwich last Thursday, according to the medical examiner's office.

Beverly Brown was rushed to William Backus Hospital for treatment of serious injuries around 9:30 a.m. Thursday. She remained in critical condition for several days prior to her death.

Police said she's not a teacher, nor is she affiliated with the elementary school in any way. The school is located at 80 West Town Street.

The driver who hit her, 93-year-old Arthur Chmura, of Moosup, was not injured, police said.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is urdged to call Norwich police Officer Thomas Lazzaro or Andre Rosedale at 860-886-5561 ext. 6.

Authorities are investigating the crash.

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