Elderly woman dies after being hit by car in Fairfield

Fairfield police confirmed Wednesday that an elderly woman who was hit by a car has died.

Officials say 86-year-old Patricia Barger was hit while crossing Black Rock Turnpike near Katona Drive around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Officials say 86-year-old Patricia Barger was hit while crossing Black Rock Turnpike near Katona Drive around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday. (9/28/16)

FAIRFIELD - Fairfield police confirmed Wednesday that an elderly woman who was hit by a car has died.

Officials say 86-year-old Patricia Barger was hit while crossing Black Rock Turnpike near Katona Drive around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Police say Barger was not in a crosswalk when she was struck.

They say the driver who hit her stopped and is cooperating fully with the investigation. The driver is not facing any charges at this time.

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