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Teen killed in Bridgeport hit-and-run

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The teen was hit while at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Pequonnock Street (WFSB) The teen was hit while at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Pequonnock Street (WFSB)
BRIDGEPORT, CT (WFSB) -

A teenager has died after being hit by a car in Bridgeport Wednesday night.

City officials said 19-year-old Ismael Colon, of Bridgeport, was walking across Washington Avenue when he was hit by a gray or silver SUV.

The teen was hit while at the intersection of Washington Avenue and Pequonnock Street, just before 6 p.m.

Officials said Colon suffered head and brain trauma and was taken to Saint Vincent's Hospital where he died.

Anyone with information should contact police at (203) 576-8477.

Colon is the 10th person to have been hit by a car in the state since last Thursday, and the eighth of those victims who has died.

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