Man struck by car in West Springfield is dead

Hampden County
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WEST SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – A man who suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car on Memorial Avenue in West Springfield early Monday morning has died, according to police. 

West Springfield Police Sergeant Joseph LaFrance told 22News any further questions about the accident is being referred to the Hampden County District Attorney’s Office. The man’s name has not been released. 

Sgt. LaFrance said the initial police report about the accident on 135 Memorial Avenue indicated that the overhead streetlight was not illuminated, and the man was not in a crosswalk at the time he was struck. The driver involved stopped after hitting the man and fully cooperated with police. 

The victim was taken to Baystate Medical Center where he later died.

The police department’s Accident Reconstruction Team is investigating the deadly pedestrian accident.

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