Man charged in fatal hit-and-run last year in Shelton

This is an archived article and the information in the article may be outdated. Please look at the time stamp on the story to see when it was last updated.

SHELTON —  Police have charged the driver involved in a fatal pedestrian hit and run last year in Shelton.

After months of investigation, Shelton Police said, William Donofrio, 25, is charged with evading responsibility, tampering with physical evidence and failure to exercise due care to avoid colliding with a pedestrian. Police said their investigation also found that Donofrio cleaned and hid the car immediately after the accident.

On May 5, Shelton Police responded to a call of a pedestrian being stuck by a car at the intersection of Howe Ave and Hill Street. Police said the victim, Teresa Glossy, later died at St. Vincent Hospital.

Donofrio posted a $15,000 bond and is scheduled to appear at Derby Superior Court date on March 17.