PD: Two arrested in connection with deadly hit-and-run in East Haven

Travisano was hit while in the intersection of Foxon Road and Paul Street in East Haven. (WFSB)

East Haven police have made two arrests after a woman was killed in a hit-and-run over the weekend.

On Tuesday, police said they arrested Edward Santomassimo III, 33, and Jeanna Suraci, 33, for their involvement in the hit-and-run.

Police said Santomassimo was driving the car that reportedly hit 59-year-old Lynn Travisano, who was killed. Suraci was the passenger.

Travisano was hit while in the intersection of Foxon Road and Paul Street in East Haven on Saturday, around 8:30 p.m.

She was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where she died.

Police said the car that hit her, a 2013 Chevrolet Silverado, was captured on an officer’s dash camera as he was pulling up to the scene.

Santomassimo was charged with evading responsibility and interfering with a police officer. He is being held on a $750,000 bond and is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

Suraci was charged with interfering with a police officer and hindering prosecution. She is being held on a $75,000 bond and is expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

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