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Stonington police identify hit-and-run victim

Published April 26. 2014 10:00AM   Updated April 26. 2014 11:50PM

Stonington — Police have identified the 51-year-old man killed in a hit-and-run accident Friday as Grover Moree of Robinson Street.

The accident happened just after 5 a.m. on Route 2 near the intersection with Route 78, police said. Moree was taken by Life Star helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital, where he died of his injuries.

Police said a gray car was seen fleeing the scene and they are actively pursuing several leads. The accident remains under investigation.

Editor's note: This version corrects the victim's street address.

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