Death of Angel Arce Torres

May 11, 2009
Hartford, Connecticut

79 year old Connecticut pedestrian who inspired a morality debate.
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A Hartford man has died a year after he was left paralyzed and mute in a hit-and-run accident that was mostly ignored by witnesses and inspired a debate about the city's morality.

Angel Arce Torres was removed from life support Monday in Hartford Hospital and died of injuries suffered in the accident, said his son, Angel Arce. He was 79.

A surveillance camera recorded the accident May 30, 2008, in a busy Hartford neighborhood about a mile from the...

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