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Suffield Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Accident

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SUFFIELD, Conn. (AP) _ Police in Suffield are investigating after a 65-year-old woman was struck and killed by an SUV.

Authorities say Patricia Handler was crossing Bridge Street toward the senior housing complex where she lives when she was struck Thursday afternoon. She was later pronounced dead at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Mass.

Police identified the SUV driver as 49-year-old Christine Swanson of East Hartford. No charges have been filed.

A regional police accident reconstruction team is investigating. Any witnesses are asked to call Suffield police.

(Copyright 2012 by The Associated Press.  All Rights Reserved.)

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