MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (WTNH) — State police identified the man who was killed when he was hit by a vehicle early Sunday morning.
Troopers said 22-year-old Carlos Morales-Torres Jr. of Willimantic was in the roadway around 3:45 a.m. near Route 9 near Exit 10 in Middletown when he was hit. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.
State police had previously asked for the public’s help in identifying the man.
The driver, a 29-year-old woman from Higganum, left the scene after hitting Morales-Torres, according to state police. She was not injured.
It’s unknown at this time if any charges have been filed.
Anyone with information is asked to call state police at (860) 399-2100.