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Elderly Bridgeport Man Killed By Hit-And-Run Car

An investigation conducted by Bridgeport, Norwalk and state police resulted in the arrest of a Bridgeport man on charges related to drug possession and sale.
An investigation conducted by Bridgeport, Norwalk and state police resulted in the arrest of a Bridgeport man on charges related to drug possession and sale. Photo Credit: File

BRIDGEPORT, Conn. — An 81-year-old man struck by a hit-and-driver in front of his Bridgeport home late Saturday died of his injuries early Sunday, according to the Connecticut Post.

Gasper Esteves was in front of his home at 202-204 Arlington St. near his parked 2003 Ford Ranger when a westbound white SUV hit him near Madison Terrace and fled, police said.

He died at St. Vincent’s Hospital a few hours later, the Post said.

Anyone with information about the crash or the driver is asked to call the Bridgeport police at 203 576-TIPS (8477).

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