UPDATE // A Springfield man was arraigned on a charge of negligent motor vehicle homicide in connection with the death of 40-year-old Michael Diaz Vargas.


SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – On Wednesday at 12:30 p.m., Springfield Police Department were called to the 600 block of State Street for a car crash involving a pedestrian.

According to Springfield Police Department spokesperson Ryan Walsh, officers found a man on the street who died from his injuries at the location. The driver stayed on site and was taken to a local hospital to be evaluated.

Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Unit is investigating this incident. 22News will be following this story with the release of any new details.