Meriden man dies after being hit by car in Hamden

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A 58-year-old man died after he was hit by a car while crossing the street in Hamden on Saturday night.

Manuel Jesus Bonete-Canar of Meriden was walking on Whitney Avenue, near the intersection of Home Place at 9:45 p.m. when police said he was struck by a motor vehicle traveling northbound.

Bonete-Canar was taken to Yale-New Haven Hospital where he died from her injuries, police said.

The 73-year-old driver of the vehicle stopped at the scene and no charges have been filed at this time.

The Hamden Police Department Traffic Division is continuing the investigation and anyone with information is asked to call at 203-230-4000. 

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