Newtown Company’s Truck Involved in Hit and Run Death, Police Say
Connecticut State Police say that the truck that allegedly struck and killed a Bridgeport woman on Route 8 last week belongs to an electric company in Newtown.
The Daily Voice is reporting that after an investigation, Connecticut State Police have determined that the truck that allegedly hit 54-year-old Maria Mendoza-Robles is owned by Newtown Electric Company on Huntingtown Road in Newtown. Mendoza-Roblesas was struck by a blue Peterbilt dump truck as she crossed the busy road near exit 5 in Bridgeport at about 8:00pm on Thursday night (October 26).
Police are still investigating this alleged hit and run incident. They have a "person of interest" that may have been the driver of the truck but they have not released the name of that person yet. If you have any information regarding this accident, police are asking that you please call State Police Troop G at 203-696-2500.
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