EAST HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) — Police have shut down the Interstate 95 South Exit 52 off-ramp due to a crash that killed a 74-year-old pedestrian.
The crash happened Wednesday evening in the 600 block of North High Street.
On Thursday, police identified the victim as Nicholas Marino of New Haven.
The off-ramp, along with parts of North High Street, was closed due to the “serious injury” crash, according to authorities. The driver stayed at the scene, cooperated with authorities, and has not been given any traffic violations.
Drivers are asked to avoid the area of North High Street between Grannis Street and Gloria Place while crews investigate. Laurel Street can be used as a detour.
The roads were closed, as of about 10 p.m.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the police at (203) 668-7585.
This is a developing story and details will be added as they are made available.