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Tuesday, August 4 Police Reports

Police: Pennsylvania woman hit, killed by driver in Fairfield

FAIRFIELD — A Pennsylvania woman visiting family in the area was hit and killed by a driver Saturday night, and police are asking for the public’s help to find the person responsible.

Police said in a statement late Saturday night that the pedestrian was hit and killed in the area of 2000 Redding Road between 7:30 p.m. and 7:45 p.m.

The victim was identified by police as a 32-year-old woman from Pennsylvania who was visiting family in the area. Her name was not released.

“The responsible vehicle is described as a green Jeep Wrangler with its top off and doors on, with a large American flag flying from the rear of the vehicle,” police said.

The Jeep was last seen headed north on Redding Road at “a high rate of speed,” according to police.

Anyone with information is asked to call Fairfield police at 203-254-4800. Anonymous tips can be sent via text to CRIMES with “FPD” and the information, or online at www.fpdct.com/tips.

Tara O'Neill|Breaking News Reporter

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