New Haven PD: 79-year-old bicyclist struck in hit-and-run dies

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NEW HAVEN, Conn. (WTNH) – A 79-year-old bicyclist hit by a car last week on College Street has died, according to New Haven Police.

Police said around 5:41 p.m. on Nov. 7, officers responded to College Street near Grove and Wall streets for the report of a car hitting a bicyclist. Officers located a 79-year-old man who had been struck by a car.

The victim was brought to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he was listed in critical condition. Police told News 8 Wednesday that the man succumbed to his injuries.

The New Haven Police Crash team responded to the scene and learned that a black car had struck the victim and fled the scene.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact the New Haven police.

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