Police seize car believed to be involved in deadly North Branford hit-and-run


NORTH BRANFORD Conn. (WTNH) — Police have identified the person that was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash in North Branford early Saturday morning.

North Branford Police responded to a call for an unknown medical incident in the area of 27 Branford Road on Saturday. They located a man in the roadway who was pronounced dead.

On Wednesday, police identified the victim as 52-year-old Douglas Clark.

On Friday, North Branford Police located a green 2021 Jeep Wrangler Sierra in Killingworth that has damage consistent with this incident. The car was seized and transported to a secure facility.

A search warrant has been approved by the Connecticut States Attorney’s Office with the assistance of Connecticut State Police Major Crimes.

Officers are continuing to investigate the crash. Anyone with information is being asked to contact police at 203-484-2703.

This is an active and ongoing investigation. Stay updated with the News 8 app and WTNH.com for when more details become available.

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