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Waterbury grandmother dies after being struck by hit and run driver

WATERBURY — A  Waterbury grandmother was struck by a hit and run driver Friday night, dragged down the street and later died at the hospital. Waterbury Po...

WATERBURY -- A  Waterbury grandmother was struck by a hit and run driver Friday night, dragged down the street and later died at the hospital.

Waterbury Police said Nancy E. Martin, 71, died after being  hit while crossing the street near the Brass Mill Center close to her home.  She had been at the mall to buy Christmas cards.  The family said she was dragged down the road after being hit by a small, dark blue or black vehicle that a witness said was heading west on East Main Street about 8:15 p.m.

Waterbury grandmother dies after being struck by hit and run driver

Police are investigating the crash and said it was an active investigation but did not expect to release anymore information until Sunday or Monday.

The family has started a Go Fund Me page to help with expenses.