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8/4/2022 - 8/4/22- Pedestrian fatality on Dixwell Avenue

Hamden Police - News Release

DATE: 08/04/22

CONTACT: Sean J. Dolan – Public Information Officer

PHONE: 203-230-4065

PIO #: 22-068

On August 2, 2022 at approximately 8:30 PM, Hamden Police Officers responded to Dixwell Avenue near George Street on reports of a motor vehicle accident involving a pedestrian.

The preliminary investigation revealed that the pedestrian was crossing Dixwell Avenue near George Street and was struck by a vehicle traveling north bound on Dixwell Avenue. The operator of the vehicle remained on scene and is cooperating with the accident investigation.

The victim, David Welch, a 36-year-old Hamden resident, was treated on scene by first responders and transported to Yale New Haven Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.

The investigation into the accident is ongoing. Any witnesses are asked to contact Officer Christina Giori of the Hamden Police Department at 203-230-4000 or


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