Plainville police looking for witnesses, those with information after pedestrian was struck by car, died

Published on Friday, 20 August 2021 17:31


PLAINVILLE -- Police are seeking witnesses and those who may have information after a man was killed in a car accident involving a pedestrian late Thursday.

Police on Friday identified the victim as Plainville resident Christopher Dempsey, 50.

According to police, Dempsey was a pedestrian who was struck by a vehicle on New Britain Avenue, just before 9 p.m. Police said the accident took place on Route 372, in between Goodwill and Starbucks.

Police said Dempsey “sadly died from injuries sustained in this tragic accident.”

Any witnesses or those who have information have been asked to contact Officer DiMauro at 860-747-1616 or

Justin Muszynski can be reached at 860-973-1809 or

Posted in The Bristol Press, Plainville on Friday, 20 August 2021 17:31. Updated: Friday, 20 August 2021 17:34.