Pedestrian Dies; Driver May Have Been Distracted
BRIDGEPORT, Conn. (AP) _ Police say a 74-year-old Bridgeport woman struck by a car while stepping off a city bus has died.
Cristina DeJara, died Wednesday morning at Bridgeport Hospital as a result of her injuries, two days after she was struck.
No charges have yet been filed against the 30-year-old driver of the car involved, but police said his use of a cellphone may have been a factor and the investigation is continuing.
Police did not release information on DeJara’s injuries.
Police say the accident should be warning about cellphone use while driving.
Information from: Connecticut Post, http://www.connpost.com
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