New Haven police identify pedestrian struck and killed by motor vehicle Sunday

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — New Haven police have identified the man struck and killed near the New Haven Green Sunday afternoon.

The victim, 53-year-old Milton Williams of New Haven, was walking north on Temple Street and was hit just after entering the intersection at Elm Street around 4:30 p.m. Sunday afternoon.

The operator of the motor vehicle – a 28-year-old woman from Hamden – was driving with the flow of traffic, according to NHPD. She remained on scene and cooperated with investigators.

Emergency responders rendered aid to Williams and an ambulance transported him to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was pronounced deceased.  

As part of the investigation, the NHPD Accident Reconstruction Team impounded the involved vehicle, a compact-sized Mazda.  

Witnesses who have not spoken to police are asked to contact the New Haven Police Department at 203-946-6316. 

Stay with the News 8 and for continuing updates.

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