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Bicyclist Hit by Drunken Driver Dies



    Bicyclist Hit by Drunken Driver Dies

    A 69-year-old man struck by a drunken driver while riding his bicycle in Hartford last week has died, according to police.

    Carlos Perez, of Hartford, was riding his bike on Wethersfield Avenue around 5:30 p.m. Thursday when he was hit by a car.

    Perez was rushed to Hartford Hospital, where he was listed in critical condition. He died four days later.

    The driver who struck him, Dalia Bourassa, 38, of Terryville, failed a field sobriety test and was charged with driving under the influence. It's not clear if she has an attorney.

    Police are asking anyone who may have witnessed the crash to come forward.

    Anyone with information is asked to contact Hartford police at 860-527-6300 or submit an anonymous tip online.