CHICOPEE, Mass. (WWLP) – A pedestrian died in a car accident on Granby Road in Chicopee Friday afternoon.
Chicopee Police Spokesperson Travis Odiorne told 22News the accident involved a pedestrian and a dump truck. The pedestrian died from the accident. Odiorne says the name of the trucking company will not be released at this time.
Hampden District Attorney Spokesperson James Leydon told 22News the pedestrian will also not be identified at this time and charges are still pending as the investigation continues. Chicopee Police closed a section of Granby Road from Fisher Road to Champagne Avenue Friday afternoon after the accident. The road was closed for several hours as the Chicopee Police Reconstruction Team investigated the accident.
Chicopee Police along with State Police assigned to the DA’s office, and the DA’s Motor Vehicle Homicide Unit are still investigating the incident.
Granby Road has been under construction for several weeks now and on Friday, traveling lanes were reduced to one lane while crews paved the road.