Bridgeport woman struck, killed by car

Police say a car struck two pedestrians in Bridgeport last night, leaving one woman dead. Investigators say Milagros Rivera, 60, had almost reached her home

BRIDGEPORT - Police say a car struck two pedestrians in Bridgeport last night, leaving one woman dead.

Investigators say Milagros Rivera, 60, had almost reached her home on Union Avenue when she was hit. They say she was dragged several feet under the car and died later that night.

Family members say the second victim, Jose Castillo, was hospitalized and remains in a coma.

Police have not yet said whether any arrests have been made in the case.

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