Police ID man killed by car in Greenwich

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Police have identified the man struck and killed by a car Wednesday evening in Greenwich as 70-year-old Robert Bono.

Bono was hit just before 6 p.m. on Milbank Avenue, near the Agnes Morley senior housing complex where he lived. The Greenwich Housing Authority says Bono was walking his dog at the time.

Police say the driver involved was heading home from work when he hit Bono as he crossed the street. They say the impact caused Bono to slide and become trapped under a nearby parked car.

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Bono was transported the a hospital and later died. His dog was taken to a shelter.

Police say the driver stayed on scene and was cooperating. He was taken to the hospital as a precaution.

Police say the heavy rain Wednesday, combined with the darkness of night, likely caused the crash.

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