Woman Seriously Injured in Waterbury Hit-and-Run Has Died: Family

A 75-year-old woman who was seriously injured in a hit-and-run in Waterbury on Tuesday morning has died, according to family members.

Geraldine Lapio was hit around 6:30 a.m. near Nottingham Terrace and Cooke Street, according to police. She was rushed to St. Mary's Hospital, where she was in the intensive care unit with a broken femur, broken hip and a fractured skull.

A statement from family member said Lapio died on Friday afternoon, surrounded by family members.

Her family has been asking the public to help find the driver.

"We are seeking the assistance and cooperation of the community in locating the person responsible for the tragic accident that will likely take the life of a beloved family member. ... Our family would appreciate any information that may lead to the person who is responsible being held accountable," the family said in a statement earlier this week.

Anyone with information on is asked to call Waterbury police at (203) 574-6921.

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