Woman struck by a car, killed on Willard Ave. in Newington


NEWINGTON, Conn. (WTNH) — A woman died after being struck by a car in Newington Tuesday night.

At around 7:22 p.m., Newington Police officers responded to a crash involving a car and a pedestrian that happened on Willard Avenue north of New Britain Avenue.

Police said first responders attempted life-saving measures on the pedestrian, who has been identified as Yvonne Constant, 55, of New Britain. Police said Constant was taken to a local hospital and later pronounced deceased.

The crash led police to block off Willard Avenue at New Britain Avenue for several hours as officers investigated.

The operator of the car remained on the scene and was identified, according to police.

Anyone who witnessed the crash is asked to call Detective Feeney at (860) 594-6208.

This is a breaking news story. Stay tuned to WTNH.com for the latest updates as they become available.

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