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1 dead after pedestrian struck by car in Hartford


One person is dead after he was struck by a car in Hartford on Thursday morning. 

Officials say the victim, 52-year-old Luis Torres from Hartford, was transported to Hartford Hospital where he later died from his injuries.

Police closed Wyllys Street through the morning rush hour. 

Police say the driver of the vehicle, a 29-year-old woman from East Hartford, was driving on her way to work when she struck the man. Authorities say she remained on scene and is cooperating with officials.

The accident remains under investigation. 

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