Pedestrian killed on Route 25 in Newtown

Route 25 was closed in both directions as of 7:40 p.m. Wednesday, near the scene of an accident in which a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and died of his injuries, according to police.

The accident happened near the Sand Hill Plaza shopping center.

The victim was an 18-year old man whose name has not been released, Newtown Police Sgt. Doug Wisentaner said.

Updates here:

Tom Cleary