Bridgeport police ID hit-and-run victim

Police in Bridgeport have identified the victim of a fatal hit-and-run accident from earlier this week.

Police say 60-year-old Gerald Hillaire was struck and killed Tuesday evening as he was walking home near Fairfield Avenue and State Street. He was visiting a friend on Monroe Street when, according to police, a dark-colored Cadillac slammed into him and fled the scene. Family and friends have set up a makeshift memorial at the scene, placing flowers, balloons and a passport picture on the sidewalk. Anyone with information is urged to call Bridgeport police at 203-581-5100.

Police search for driver in fatal Bridgeport hit-and-run

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