PD: 1 killed following accident in Shelton

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SHELTON -- Police are investigating following a pedestrian being struck after a two car motor vehicle accident Tuesday evening.

Shelton police said they responded to the area of 350 Bridgeport Avenue around 7:20 p.m. following reports of a two car motor vehicle accident in which a pedestrian was also struck.

Police identified the pedestrian as Bethapudi Naga Tulasi Ram of India. He was living in Waterbury and was a student at the University of Bridgeport.

"Police said Bridgeport Avenue is closed from Platt Road to the area of Bridgeport Avenue and Cots Street as the Shelton Police Department Accident Reconstruction team is currently investigating the accident," police said.

Police say the drivers of the cars stayed on scene and are cooperating with police.

Anyone who witnessed or has information regarding the accident are requested to contact the Shelton Police Department Traffic Division (203) 924-1544.