Police ID Man Struck and Killed in Norwalk


A 79-year-old Norwalk man who was struck by a car on Thursday night has died and police are investigating.

Police said it appears Joseph Torok was walking in the road near 197 Newtown Ave. at 11:30 p.m. when a driver hit him.

The driver immediately stopped and called authorities, according to police.

Torok was brought to Norwalk Hospital, where he died from his injuries, police said. 

Police are investigating the crash and any witnesses should call Officer Podgorski at 203-854-3051 or the Norwalk Police Tip Line at 203-854-3111.

You can send and anonymous Internet tips to the Norwalk Police website at: www.norwalkpd.com and anonymous text tips can be submitted by typing "NPD" into the text field, followed by the message, and sending it to CRIMES (274637).

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