Vernon PD reply to deadly pedestrian struck incident

VERNON, Conn. (WTNH) — Vernon police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident on Phoenix highway Tuesday afternoon.

Police say Phoenix highway is closed between Lake and Church road.

A name reporting an grownup male found came in almost immediately before three p.m. to 151 Phoenix highway. Responding officers say they found a male victim in cardiac arrest on the side of the street.

He turned into pronounced dead on the scene. The victim is a native Vernon resident.

An investigation revealed he had been hit by using a vehicle that then took off.

Vernon Detectives and participants of the reconstruction team could be on the scene for a couple of more hours gathering proof and conducting the scene reconstruction.

Police are asking anybody with surveillance video of the roadway from residences on Phoenix St., Church St., Warren Ave., Maple Ave., Washington St., Birch St., Lake St., Taylor St., or any local nearby that recorded between 2:forty five-three p.m. Tuesday to name Vernon Police at 860-872-9126. Callers with any advice regarding the incident can stay anonymous.

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