Agawam woman identified as pedestrian killed on Wilbraham Road in Springfield

Hampden County

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – Authorities have released the name of the woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle on Wilbraham Road in Springfield early Tuesday morning. 

The Hampden County DA’s Office identified the woman as 65-year-old Margaret “Lani” Kretschmar of Agawam. She was in the crosswalk at the time of the accident and was taken to a local hospital where she later died. 

According to AIC’s website, Lani worked as an executive assistant to the President/Secretary to the Board of Trustees.

The crash occurred at 8:55 a.m. in the area of 100 Wilbraham Road, according to Springfield Police Department. The driver remained on site until police arrived before being taken to the hospital for treatment. 

The DA’s office and Springfield Police Department are investigating the deadly crash. 

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