A man is in critical condition after being hit by a car in Waterbury Wednesday night.
Police said they were called to the area of Meriden Road and Pierpont Road at about 6:20 p.m. after getting a report on an unconscious man lying in the road.
Responding officers determined that a pedestrian in his 30s was struck and the driver took off.
The victim, later identified as 30-year-old Jaemar Dillard, of Waterbury, died from his injuries, police said.
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Wednesday night, investigators were able to find the 2001 Subaru Legacy suspected of hitting Dillard and arrested the driver, 43-year-old Herbert Kusko, of Waterbury.
Kusako is charged with evading responsibility - causing serious physical injury and failure to drive in the proper lane. He was released on $75,000 bond and is scheduled to appear in court on March 21.
Police said they expect to file additional charges now that it is being investigated as a fatal hit-and-run.