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A 23-year-old Bethel mother is being remembered by family friends and co-workers . She is the  pedestrian killed Saturday by a hit-and-run driver.

Rachel Sack was pronounced dead at Danbury Hospital on Saturday morning after being hit by a dark-colored SUV while crossing the road in the area of South Street and Great Pasture Road.

 Sack had a nearly  3-month-old son, Jackson, and was in the process of buying her first home.

She  worked at the Regional Hospice and Home Care of Western Connecticut in Danbury as a certified nurse's assistant.

The Regional Hospice is  setting up a scholarship in Sack's name and is creating a fund for Jackson.

A reward fund has been set up to help encourage witnesses of the accident to come forward. Donations can be made in care of Union Savings Bank,  226 Main Street, Danbury, CT 06810.

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