WATERBURY, Conn. (AP)/WTIC News – Police say a driver who hit and killed a pedestrian before fleeing the scene faces charges in Waterbury.

The Republican-American reports that Victor Paez was arraigned Monday in Waterbury Superior Court on charges of driving without a license and felony
evading responsibility.

A judge set bond at $50,000.

Police say the victim, 74  year old  Daniel Hernandez,was hit in Waterbury late Sunday afternoon.

He was pronounced dead at St. Mary’s Hospital  about an hour later.

The investigation  is  continuing.

It wasn’t immediately clear if Paez has an attorney.


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