Pedestrian killed in apparent hit-and-run accident

Pedestrian killed in apparent hit-and-run accident

BERLIN — A pedestrian was killed in an apparent hit-and-run accident late Wednesday night. 

The pedestrian was struck in the area of 319 New Britain Road around 10:40 p.m., said Deputy Police Chief Chris Ciuci. The victim’s identity has not been released. 

The vehicle involved was not at the scene when police arrived, Ciuci said. Police are looking for help from anyone who may have been traveling in the area at the time of the incident or has access to a video camera that may have captured the crash, he said. 

The MidState Accident Reconstruction Squad is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to contact Officer Tom Bobok at 860-828-7088 or by email at

– Lauren Sellew
Twitter: @LaurenSellewRJ