Conn. hospital worker killed in hit-and-run

March 27, 2010 11:19:59 AM PDT
Police are searching for the hit-and-run driver whose car struck and killed a Hartford Hospital employee. Police said the victim, whose name was not immediately released, was on the first day of his job at the hospital. Police said he was walking in front of a medical arts building at about 6:20 a.m. when he was struck by a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed.

Witnesses told police that the vehicle, a gray Acura, kept going after hitting the man. The vehicle was later found crashed into a fence and abandoned on Maxim Road.

Information from: The Hartford Courant,