Man dies after being struck by SUV while crossing street

November 28, 2019 GMT

MIDDLETOWN, Conn. (AP) — A 68-year-old man has been killed in Connecticut after being struck by a car while crossing the street.

Police in Middletown say the man had been crossing Newfield Street at about 6:30 p.m. Wednesday when he was struck by a Dodge SUV.

Authorities haven’t released the name of the victim yet but say he was taken to Middlesex Hospital in Middletown and later pronounced dead.

Police say the driver, 28-year-old Daryl Franklin, was not injured. It’s not clear if he faces any charges. Police say the investigation is ongoing.