Shelton police try to track down driver in deadly hit-and-run - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Shelton police try to track down driver in deadly hit-and-run

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SHELTON, CT (WFSB) -

Police in Shelton identified a woman who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run earlier this week.

They said 54-year-old Teresa Glossy was struck on Howe Avenue at Hill Street on Wednesday just after 8:30 p.m.

Emergency crews said they received a number of 911 calls about the incident.

The found her unconscious in the road. The driver had fled the scene.

"I can't believe that somebody would just hit somebody and take off, what's this world coming to," said James Kelly of Shelton.

Glossy was transported to St. Vincent Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

"We had a witness come forward and tell us a dark sedan was traveling south on Howe Ave, struck Glossy, threw her into the air and fled south on Howe Ave, so anyone with information, you see a car with heavy front end damage, dark sedan, please call the Shelton Police Department," said Shelton Police Det. Richard Bango.

This was the second crash of the night on Route 110, police said. There was also a head-on collision on the same road last Friday.

Residents who live in the area said speed is an issue.

The Shelton Police Department Traffic Division Reconstruction Team is investigating the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at 203-924-1544.

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