A 61-year-old Winooski man was struck and killed as he crossed North Avenue with his dog late Thursday afternoon. .
Police say the vehicle that hit Jonathan Jerome in Burlington’s New North End section was traveling below the posted speed limit in low light conditions. The driver remained on the scene and gave police consent to search his phone and vehicle for evidence of distraction.
Police say Jerome’s dog is in stable condition and is improving in a veterinary hospital.
A section of North Avenue was closed for several hours following the crash