HAMDEN, Conn. (WTNH) — A man crossing the street on Dixwell Avenue in Hamden was struck by a car and killed Thursday night, police said.

Hamden police responded to the area of Dixwell Avenue and Beacon Street around 7 p.m.

According to police, 67-year-old John Gursky of Hamden was crossing the street on foot when he was hit by a car traveling southbound. Gursky was transported to Yale New Haven Hospital where he died due to his injuries.

The driver of the car was uninjured, police said.

Dixwell Avenue was closed for several hours due to the investigation. The road has since reopened.

The accident remains under investigation. Anyone with information regarding the accident is urged to contact Sgt. Brett Ferrara at (203) 230-4000 or reach out via email at bferrara@hamdenpd.com.

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