A man is dead after he was hit by a car in the William Street area early Wednesday evening.
The Springfield Police Department’s Traffic Unit is investigating the pedestrian accident that took place near 100 William Street around 6:30 p.m.
Police spokesman Ryan Walsh said the “driver and pedestrian were involved in a disturbance at the time of the crash.”
The man who was hit by the vehicle was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
Walsh said the driver remained at the location of the accident and is cooperating with police.