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Man Walking Dog Hit By Car In Stamford

A man walking his dog was hit by a car at the corner of East Main Street and Lafayette Street in Stamford
A man walking his dog was hit by a car at the corner of East Main Street and Lafayette Street in Stamford Photo Credit: Google Maps

STAMFORD, Conn. — A man walking his dog was hit by a car on East Main Street in Stamford on Monday morning, but walked away from the incident uninjured, according to the Stamford Advocate.

Police told the Stamford Advocate that the 56-year-old man was waiting at the intersection of East Main Street and Lafayette Street and crossed the street without waiting for a crosswalk signal. He was then struck by a woman turning from Lafayette Street onto East Main Street, the Stamford Advocate reported.

Video of the incident was published on the Stamford Advocate website.

The man refused medical attention, and a witness freed his dog, whose collar was stuck in the car's license plate, according to the Stamford Advocate. The man was given a verbal warning for disobeying the crosswalk signal, and the driver was given a verbal warning for failing to yield to a pedestrian, the Stamford Advocate reported.

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