Police ID Victims of Hit-and-Run in Stamford

Two pedestrians were injured and one was killed in a hit-and-run crash in Stamford Saturday evening and now Stamford police are looking for the driver.

Stamford police said 54-year-old Anthony McFadden and 56-year-old Kerrie Burke were walking on Tresser Boulevard (Route 1) near Greenwich Avenue around 6:58 p.m. when they were hit by a vehicle that then fled the scene.

McFadden was treated at Stamford Hospital and has been released. Burke was pronounced dead at Stamford Hospital and police said she died of injuries sustaind in the crash.

"There is a crosswalk right in the area so whether they were in the crosswalk or within a couple feet of it, we’re not exactly sure," Sgt. Andrew Gallagher of the Stamford Police Department said.

Investigators said there were pieces of the vehicle left behind and they’re working to identify a suspect vehicle. Police believe the suspect vehicle is a gray 1996-2002 Chevy Express or GMC Savana van.

The Stamford Police C.A.R.S. unit is investigating and the police department is offering a cash reward for information that leads to an arrest in this case.

Anyone who witnessed the crash or who thinks they have information on the case is asked to contact police at (203) 977-4712.

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