SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Police identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed while walking in the center lane on I-291 in Springfield Monday night.
According to the Massachusetts State Police, shortly after 8 p.m. Troopers were called to an accident on I-291 eastbound before Exit 3 when a 2021 Honda Civic operated by a 34-year-old man from Springfield hit a pedestrian who was in the center travel lane.
The victim has been identified as 75-year-old Roselaine Jacquet from Springfield, and no further injuries were reported.
The State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and Crime Scene Services Section are investigating, including why the pedestrian was walking on the highway,