Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Car in Conn.

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    68-year-old was struck in Westport Saturday evening (Published Saturday, Feb. 1, 2014)

    WESTPORT, Conn. (AP) - Police say a pedestrian has died after he was struck by a car in southwestern Connecticut.
    Westport police say 68-year-old Fairfield resident Bruce Tabackman was struck at around 6 p.m. Saturday. Authorities say they arrived to find him lying on a Westport road next to the vehicle that hit him. Tabackman was taken to Norwalk Hospital, where he later died.
    A preliminary investigation indicates that Tabackman wasn't in a crosswalk when the vehicle struck him. The driver wasn't hurt.
    Police are investigating.

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