Man struck by vehicle in Old Lyme - WFSB 3 Connecticut

Man struck by vehicle in Old Lyme

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A man was seriously injured when a vehicle struck him in Old Lyme early Friday morning. 

According to state police, Eric Powers, 52, was hit in the area of 209 Boston Post Rd. around 1:45 a.m.

Investigators said he entered the southbound travel lane for an unknown reason where he was struck by 29-year-old Micheil Smith.

Powers was treated at the scene before being flown by the Life Star helicopter to Yale-New Haven Hospital.

Troopers would only say that he suffered a suspected serious injury.

They closed the road while they investigated the crash, but the road has since reopened.

Anyone who may have seen the incident is asked to contact state police at 860-399-2100.

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