Man Dead In HFD Pedestrian Crash

John Silva
December 02, 2019 - 12:38 pm

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(Hartford, Conn./WTIC) - Police in Hartford are investigating a weekend crash that left a pedestrian dead.

They say it was after 4:00 p.m. on Saturday officers were dispatched to the area of Franklin Avenue and Bushnell Street.

Investigators say 66-year-old Daniel DeJoseph was attempting to cross Franklin Avenue, walking westbound when he was struck by a pickup truck traveling in the northbound direction.

The 47-year-old driver remained at the scene and is cooperating.

Hartford police say it's the 15th fatal crash in the city this year.  

Officials say there were 21 fatal crashes in Hartford in 2018.