A New Britain man has died after police say he was struck by a vehicle early Friday morning.
At approximately 1:49 a.m., a New Britain police officer who was traveling in the area of Myrtle Street and Washington Street found a 58-year-old man, identified as Gary Sgro, lying on the road.
The officer stopped to help Sgro, according the police, and then realized he had been hit by a vehicle.
The driver fled the scene and police are looking for the vehicle but do not have a description of it.
Sgro’s injuries were so severe he died at the hospital on Tuesday.
“We don’t have a lot of information to go on but certainly we have all his clothing that’ll be analyzed for trace evidence, forensic evidence,” Police Chief James Wardwell said. “I would ask whoever is involved, whoever left that scene, to step forward. A human life is so much more valuable that whatever it is you were running from.”
Anyone with information is asked to call the New Britain Police Department at 860-826-3071.
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