HARTFORD, Conn. (WTNH) — Police identified the man killed Saturday night in a hit-and-run in Hartford.
Officers responded to the call at 10:56 p.m. near the corner of Farmington Avenue and Gillette Street. The victim, identified by police as 30-year-old Anthony Williams of Hartford, had severe injuries that led authorities to believe he was struck by a vehicle.
Williams was transported to St. Francis Hospital by Emergency Medical Services, where police said he was pronounced dead.
A white SUV — possibly a Chevrolet Trailblazer — with a roof rack and sunroof was spotted fleeing the scene. The vehicle was last seen heading westbound on Farmington Avenue from Sisson Avenue, police said.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the Hartford Police Department tip line at (860) 722-8477.