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UPDATE: Person Hit By Car On West Main Street

November 2, 2012 by John Rook

UPDATE: The Cheshire Police Department reports that the man hit by a truck off of West Main Street Friday morning was David Giraldi of Rumberg Road. A report released by the department this afternoon indicates that Giraldi, 67, was walking southbound across West Main Street when he was struck by a truck, operated by Peter Heynen, 68, of Maple Avenue, traveling westbound. When emergency responders arrived, they found Giraldi lying in the roadway suffering from "serious life threatening injuries." He was immediately taken to St. Mary's Hospital. He is currently listed as being in critical condition.
Police are continuing to investigate the accident.

11 a.m. update:

West Main Street has reopened according to Cheshire Police. The name of the pedestrian who was struck by a car has not yet been released. See below for the original story.

A person was struck by a car on West Main Street at approximately 7:30 a.m. this morning, police officials have confirmed.
Cheshire Police Lt. Jim Fasano stated that the road between West Main and Willow street has been closed and will remain so until between 10 and 10:30 a.m.
It's unclear who the person was or the full extent of the injuries, but Fasano did describe them as "serious" and indicated that they were taken to a local hospital. Police are currently on the scene investigating the accident.
Until the road is open, traffic is being diverted towards Cornwall Avenue out onto Route 10.

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