Charges filed in fatal Wilton hit-and-run

A 21-year-old man was charged Friday in connection with the hit-and-run death of a Wilton man in early July.Police say Gregory Dionisio was heading north

WILTON - A 21-year-old man was charged Friday in connection with the hit-and-run death of a Wilton man in early July.

Police say Gregory Dionisio was heading north on Ridgefield Road when his car crossed the center line and hit a man on a motorcycle on July 5. Thomas Fleming, 50, died shortly after the accident at Norwalk Hospital.

Police say Dionisio was also sent to the hospital, which was how they learned he was under the influence of drugs and alcohol at the time of the crash.

Dionisio posted $50,000 bond and is due in court Sept. 8.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract 1 VIDEO: Deal reached on Rockland sheriff's deputies contract
2 Connecticut Sportscast, March 23
A 19-year-old dual U.S.-Israeli citizen covers his face 3 Israel police arrest suspect in threats on US Jewish targets
VIDEO: Yonkers Mayor Spano delivers State of the 4 VIDEO: Yonkers Mayor Spano delivers State of the City address, Part 2
VIDEO: Yonkers Mayor Spano delivers State of the 5 VIDEO: Yonkers Mayor Spano delivers State of the City address, Part 1

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Focus on Connecticut Focus on Connecticut

Features local, state and federal officials discussing the issues around southwestern Connecticut.

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut. Our Lives

Celebrates African-American culture in southwestern Connecticut.

Each week News 12 Connecticut introduces you to Hometown Hero

News 12 highlights people who give to the community.

We spotlight a local team each week. Connecticut Team of the Week

Each week News 12 Connecticut highlights a team from a local school.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE