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Connecticut College Student Killed In Hit-And-Run

NEW LONDON — A Connecticut College student has died after being struck near campus by a vehicle that fled the scene.

Officials say Anique Ashraf, a third-year student from Lahore, Pakistan, was found by crews responding to a report of an unresponsive person on the northbound side of Route 32 around 2 a.m. Friday. He was transported to Lawrence and Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Based on evidence found at the scene, police determined that Ashraf had been struck by a 2015/2016 Chrysler-type vehicle, which an off-duty officer later located in New London. Police have seized the vehicle and the operator of it has been identified by police, although no...

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