Fatal pedestrian crash in Newington

fatal pedestrian crash
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Newington, Conn. (WTIC Radio) - Newington police say a pedestrian was killed after being struck by a vehicle in town Tuesday evening.

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It was just before 7:30 p.m. that officers responded to the area of Willard Avenue just north of New Britain Avenue.

Upon arrival they found Yvonne Constant, 55, of New Britain suffering from serious injuries.

She was rushed to a local hospital where she was later pronounced dead.

Willard Avenue was closed for several hours as investigators processed the scene.

Police say the driver of the vehicle did remain at the scene.