Pedestrian dies after Route 7 accident
Updated 9:48 am, Thursday, August 20, 2015
A 24-year-old man, Joseph Portunato, of Baltic Lane in New Milford, died Aug. 14 after being struck by a car along Route 7 South in New Milford, police said.
Portunado was pronounced dead at the scene shortly after the 11:30 p.m. accident, according to a police news release.
Police said the driver had not been charged, but the case was still under investigation Monday.
The accident happened near Sunny Valley Road and John Pettibone School.
New Milford police were assisted by Water Witch Hose Co. No. 2 firefighters, New Milford medical personnel and state police.
Those with information about the accident are asked to call the New Milford police at 860-355-3133.