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Norwalk Police Investigate Hit-And-Run Death

Generic car crash graphic (Credit: AP)

Generic car crash graphic (Credit: AP)

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NORWALK, CT (WCBS 880) - A passing motorist called police after spotting a woman lying at the intersection of  Hunt Street and Steepletop Place in the upscale Rowayton section of Norwalk early this morning.

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Norwalk police chief Harry Rilling says the woman, identified as 52-year-old Alice Goldfarb, died after being struck by a car as she was out on the roadway in the pre-dawn hours.

“Unfortunately, we’ve had some dealings with the victim in the past, where she would be in the middle of the road or kneeling on the side of the road,” Rilling told WCBS 880 Connecticut Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau.

Rilling doubts Goldfarb was a jogger, but he wouldn’t say why Goldfarb was drawn to the road.

“We were always trying to caution her that, you know, this could be very very dangerous,” Rilling said.

Goldfarb, who lived with a roommate nearby, was pronounced dead at Norwalk Hospital.

Police are asking the driver who struck her to please contact them at 203-854-3000. Rilling does say it’s possible the driver didn’t realize he or she had his Goldfarb.

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