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    Friday, June 21, 2024

    Woman struck by car in New London dies

    New London ― An 88-year-old Groton woman who was struck by a car Wednesday at a New London shopping plaza has died, police said.

    Geneva DeLabry, of Groton Long Point, was walking across a parking lot in the New London Shopping Center on South Frontage Road shortly after noon when she was hit by a car driven by 25-year-old Tamara Veillette of Oakdale, police said on Thursday.

    The shopping plaza is home to a Staples store and an NSA Supermarket.

    Police are investigating the incident and ask anyone who witnessed it to contact the department’s detective bureau at (860) 447-1481, or to submit anonymous information through the New London Tips 411 system.

    Editor’s note: This version corrects the spelling of DeLabry.

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