The woman hit by a car in Ellington Tuesday died from her injuries. She has been identified by State Police as Janet Peck.
She lived on Middle Road. Police identified the driver as Thaddeus Okolo, 89, of Ellington.
Peck would have celebrated her 88th birthday on Wednesday. The accident is still under investigation.
An elderly woman is in critical condition tonight after a car struck her while she was crossing the street.
Police say the woman, who is in her 80s, was walking to her mailbox on Middle Road in Ellington when a Ford Focus that was driven by an elderly man, also in his 80s, hit her. The driver is also an Ellington resident.
The woman was transported to St. Francis Hospital.