80-year-old man charged in deadly Waterbury hit-and-run

Milton Gooch (Waterbury Police)

An 80-year-old man is being charged in a deadly hit-and-run that happened in Waterbury earlier this month.

The hit-and-run claimed the life of 75-year-old Geraldine Lapio and happened on the morning of Dec. 12 in the area of Nottingham Terrace and Cooke Street.

On Wednesday, Waterbury police arrested 80-year-old Milton Gooch in connection with the hit-and-run.

He’s charged with illegal operation of a motor vehicle under suspension, and felony evading responsibility.

He was expected to appear in court on Wednesday.

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