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Stamford police identify pedestrian killed in fatal crash

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STAMFORD, CT (WFSB) -

Stamford police are investigating a fatal crash involving a pedestrian. 

Police said the crash occurred around 11:25 p.m. Thursday on High Ridge Road.

They said a pedestrian was crossing the road from west to east near the Burger King restaurant when he was struck by a Toyota Prius traveling northbound.

The pedestrian was not within a crosswalk at the time, police said.

According to officers, the man sustained severe injuries and was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Police said they identified the victim, who was described as an Asian male, about 60 to 70 years old with gray with medium length hair. 

The next of kin was identified and police plan on releasing the man's identity after other relatives are notified, according to officials.

The operator of the car stayed on scene and is cooperating with police in the investigation, officers said.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Supervisor at 203-977-4712. 

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