Pedestrian struck by state DOT truck in Washington seriously injured

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WASHINGTON — A New Preston man was seriously injured Monday night after being struck by a state Department of Transportation vehicle on Route 202.

The crash that sent happened at the intersection of New Milford Turnpike and Flirtation Avenue shortly after 9:40 p.m.

According to state police, a 2008 Ford pickup truck heading west on Route 202 and operated by an on-duty state DOT worker struck 19-year-old Clinton Clady after he “entered the travel portion of the roadway from the right shoulder.”

LifeStar was requested to respond but unable to do so, according to dispatch reports.

Clady was instead transported by Washington Ambulance to Danbury Hospital with serious injuries, according to police.

No enforcement action against the driver was reported.