Worcester Man Killed in Shrewsbury Street Accident

Wednesday, December 06, 2017
GoLocalWorcester News Team

A Worcester man was killed in an accident that took play in the area of Shrewsbury Street in Worcester early Monday morning.

The Investigation is ongoing.

The Accident

On December 4 at about 6:40 a.m., Worcester Police were sent to the area of 495 Shrewsbury St. for a report of a car that struck a pedestrian.

Upon arrival, officers saw a 2017 Jeep Wrangler and its driver. They also saw a sixty-one-year-old Worcester man, on the ground. The victim suffered very serious injuries and was later pronounced dead at the hospital.

The preliminary investigation shows that the Jeep Wrangler was headed North on Shrewsbury Street. At the same time, the pedestrian was crossing Shrewsbury Street, heading west toward Belmont Street, when he was struck in the far left travel lane. The victim was thrown a significant distance from the impact of the collision.

The Crime Scene Unit responded to the scene and took pictures while investigators spoke with witnesses and canvassed for video. 

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