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Pedestrian Killed On High Ridge Road ID'd As 89-Year-Old Stamford Man

An 89-year-old Stamford man was killed late Thursday when he was hit by a car while he was crossing High Ridge Road. The man was not in a crosswalk.
An 89-year-old Stamford man was killed late Thursday when he was hit by a car while he was crossing High Ridge Road. The man was not in a crosswalk. Photo Credit: Google Maps/Streetview

STAMFORD, Conn. — The man who was struck and killed late Thursday while crossing High Ridge Road has been identified as an 89-year-old neighborhood resident, the Advocate said.

Sanh Truong, of Square Acre Drive, was not in a crosswalk when he was hit by a Toyota Prius while crossing from west to east near Burger King at 11:25 p.m., the Advocate said.

He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said. He was not carrying any identification, and it took many hours for Stamford Police to identify him.

Related story: Stamford Man, 89, Known For His Garden, Killed While Crossing High Ridge

Truong is known for maintaining beautiful gardens on his property. He also got coffee grinds from a nearby diner to cultivate his garden and collected bottles from a nearby diner, the Advocate said.

The driver of the Prius is a 65-year-old Stamford resident who stayed at the scene and was cooperating with police.

Anyone with information about the accident to call the department’s Collision Analysis & Reconstruction Squad at 203-977-4712.

Click here to read the story at the Stamford Advocate.

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