State Police investigating lethal pedestrian accident on Mass Pike in Blandford



BLANDFORD, Mass. (WWLP) – A Pittsfield man is lifeless after being hit by a car after which a tractor trailer on I-90 eastbound Friday night time.

In accordance with State Police, the driving force of a 2008 Lexus pulled over to the breakdown lane on the Mass Pike close to mile marker 24.four eastbound round 10:00 p.m. Friday night time. The passenger, 49-year-old Harry Younger of Pittsfield, then acquired out of the car and bumped into the roadway. He then was hit by a 2013 Ford Explorer adopted by a tractor trailer. He was pronounced lifeless when emergency crews arrived.

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Police are nonetheless investigating why Younger walked acquired out of the car and why he ran out on to the freeway.

No prices have been filed in opposition to the driving force of the Ford Explorer or the tractor trailer.

State troopers had been assisted by MassDOT whereas officers closed down the street to additional examine the accident. Lanes had been reopen after 2:17 a.m.

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