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Jeremy Mercier, 20, killed while skateboarding in hit-and-run collision on Route 5 in Enfield, Connecticut
Police Chief Carl Sferrazza tells NBC Connecticut that a vehicle fatally struck a pedestrian overnight on Route 5 (Enfield Street) in the vicinity of Orlando Road, before fleeing the scene.
Enfield Police said a man's body was found along Route 5 in the early morning hours Friday. Police told FOX 61 the victim was killed in an apparent hit-and-runaccident.
Enfield Police Chief Carl Sferrazza said Jeremy Mercier, 20, of Parsons Road was apparently skateboarding at the time of the accident.
A passerby found his body on the side of the road at around 1 a.m. Friday and called police. It is unclear how long Mercier had been there before he was spotted.