Struck Pedestrian Dies

A 49-year-old man has died from injuries suffered when a driver hit him on Foxon Boulevard.

The man, Rafael Torres, was pronounced Tuesday Tuesday at Yale-New Haven Hospital, according to police spokesman Capt. Anthony Duff.

Torres, who had recently moved to New Haven from Bridgeport, was crossing Route 80 (Foxon Boulevard) to visit a friend at 7:19 p.m. when a 32-year-old woman driving by struck him. The driver remained on the scene and cooperated with cops, according to Duff.

The department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating the incident. Police ask witnesses to call them at 203-946-6316.

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