Elderly woman killed in Glastonbury hit-and-run, teen driving at the time


GLASTONBURY, Conn. (WTNH)– Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run in Glastonbury on Thursday afternoon.

Police identified the driver Tuesday as a 17-year-old girl from Glastonbury. Officers have interviewed her, but have not charged her.

RELATED: Glastonbury teenager arrested, charged for fatal hit-and-run

The victim, Valda Dienavs, 84, of Glastonbury was hit and killed in the 400 block of Griswold Street at around 12:05 p.m.

Griswold Street, between Candlewood Road and Spring Street Extension, was closed for an extended period of time while the Metro Traffic reconstruction team investigated.

Police ask anyone who may have witnessed the incident to contact them at 860-633-8301.

WEB EXTRA: Glastonbury Police give update on the hit-and-run on Gridwold Street

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