Father of Family of Pedestrians Struck on Bridgeport Avenue Dies in Hospital

Kevin Tanski, age 53 of Milford, passed away. Brenda Tanski, age 51 of Milford, remains in critical condition and Jenny Tanski, age 21 of Milford, has been released from the hospital.


Kevin Tanski, age 53 of Milford, the patriarch of a family of pedestrians struck on Bridgeport Avenue on Tuesday, Feb. 12, passed away on Wednesday, Feb. 13, succumbing to his injuries from the accident, according to Milford Police.

Brenda Tanski, 51, of Milford, remains in critical condition and Jenny Tanski, 21, of Milford, has been released from the hospital.

A preliminary investigation revealed that four pedestrians were walking along the shoulder of the roadway prior to the accident occurring. The pedestrians and vehicle were all traveling Eastbound in the same direction. Kevin Tanski and Brenda Tanski were listed in critical condition, Jenny Tanski received minor injuries, and the other was not injured.

The operator of the vehicle involved in the accident is James Dorso, 31, of Milford.  

The Milford Police Traffic Division is continuing with the investigation and is asking anyone with information regarding the accident to contact 203-783-4749 or email at dsharoh@ci.milford.ct.us

Elizabeth Torres February 14, 2013 at 02:45 AM
My Condolences to the family & my prayer goes to them.
jan terry February 14, 2013 at 03:23 AM
so sorry :-(
Maria February 14, 2013 at 01:35 PM
Prayers for the family. So very sad.
Pam Hall February 17, 2013 at 06:12 AM
Our deepest sympathies go to the family and friends of this precious family. TO THE REPORTER please check facts. If nothing else, look at the calendar. Monday was Feb. 11th and Tuesday was the 12th.
Gary Jeanfaivre February 17, 2013 at 06:32 PM
Brenda Tanski, the mother, remains in critical condition as of this afternoon, Feb. 17, according to a Bridgeport Hospital spokesman.


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