Newtown man charged in bus rider's death

Police say a Newtown man has been charged for allegedly hitting and killing a woman as she stepped off a bus in Bridgeport. Christina Dejara, a 74-year-old grandmother of 10, was killed back on April 4. She was getting off at the stop near Hancock and Fairfield avenues. Authorities say Michael Maddox, 41, was talking on his cell phone when his vehicle struck Dejara, killing her.Bridgeport police say cell phone may be linked to crashElderly Bridgeport woman struck by car dies Police: Elderly woman critical after being hit by car

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