A pedestrian struck by a car in New Canaan on July 23 has succumbed to his injuries, authorities reported on July 25. The male pedestrian, an employee of the Department of Public Works, was spray-painting the roadway when he was struck by the vehicle.
According to reports, the 71-year-old man was working on foot at about 11:15 a.m. when he was struck at the intersection of New Norwalk Road and East Avenue. The driver, a 60-year-old Norwalk man, was making a left turn onto East Avenue from New Norwalk Road when he collided with the pedestrian. Emergency crews and another person described as a "good Samaritan" helped the injured man.