Elderly Bridgeport woman struck by car dies

BRIDGEPORT - Officials say the elderly Bridgeport woman struck by a car on Monday has died from her injuries.

Police say 74-year old Cristina DeJara was hit while crossing the intersection of Fairfield and Hancock avenues.

They say the driver, 30-year-old Michael Maddox, of Newtown, may have been using a cell phone at the time of the accident.

Police say they have not charged Maddox and he is cooperating with their investigation.

Elderly woman fighting for life after being hit by a car Police: Elderly woman in critical condition after being hit by car

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