Police ID Victim in South Bald Hill Road Untimely Death as 71-Year-Old Woman


New Canaan Police have identified the deceased person found pinned and non-responsive beneath a motor vehicle on Tuesday as 71-year-old Rye Brook, N.Y. resident Kathleen Hofer.

Police, firefighters and EMTs rushed to a South Bald Hill Road residence at 11:58 a.m. on March 27 on a report of a victim beneath a vehicle.

The New Canaan Police Department’s Accident Reconstruction Unit investigation is ongoing, according to a press statement from Lt. Jason Ferraro, NCPD’s public information officer.

The state Medical Examiner’s Office is conducting an autopsy to determine cause of death, he said.

More information will be released when the NCPD investigation is completed.

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