Danbury community remembers woman on anniversary of her death

Danbury community members gathered to remember a woman on the anniversary of her death. Rachel Sack, of Bethel, was the victim of a hit-and-run accident

Rachel Sack, of Bethel, was the victim of a hit-and-run accident last year in Danbury.

Rachel Sack, of Bethel, was the victim of a hit-and-run accident last year in Danbury. (11/6/15)

DANBURY - Danbury community members gathered to remember a woman on the anniversary of her death.

Rachel Sack, of Bethel, was the victim of a hit-and-run accident last year in Danbury. She was crossing the street near South Street and Great Pasture Road when a white utility van hit her and left the scene. The driver has never come forward.

Sack used to work as a certified nurse's assistant at the Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut. Family and friends gathered there Friday to remember her. Sack's friend Stephanie Ewud described her has a kind, compassionate person who was full of life.

A $10,000 reward is being offered for anyone has information about the driver. A vigil is also being held at 5 p.m. Saturday at the scene of the accident.

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