Police have arrested a Milford police officer in connection with a fatal crash in Hamden in July.
Kristin Wilczynski, 50, of North Haven, was trying to cross Dixwell Avenue, near Old Dixwell Avenue, when she was struck by a motor vehicle on July 20 and died soon after she was transported to Yale-New Haven Hospital, according to police.
Police said Courtney Bothwell, 28, of North Haven, was driving the car that hit Wilczynski.
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On Wednesday, police arrested Bothwell, who has been charged with negligent homicide with a motor vehicle, failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian and distracted driving/not cell.
Milford police said Bothwell is a Milford police officer.
“Any time one of our officers is involved in an off-duty incident, an investigation is undertaken by the internal affairs division,” Milford police said in a statement. “This incident is under investigation.”
She was released on a written promise to appear and is scheduled to appear in Meriden Superior Court on Jan 14.