Nathaniel Dubose, 66, was walking on the 600 block of Sylvan Avenue around 8:10 p.m. when he was hit by a grey or silver car traveling south on the roadway, according to police spokesman Av Harris.
The driver fled the scene.
Dubose sustained severe head trauma and was transported to St. Vincent’s Medical Center, where he died, Harris said.
The investigation is ongoing. Anyone who witnessed the crash or has any information is asked to call 203-576-TIPS (8477) or the Traffic Division at 203-576-7640.
The incident is the 10th traffic death in Bridgeport in 2017.
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