Bicyclist identified in deadly accident in Northampton

Hampshire County

NORTHAMPTON, Mass. (WWLP) – A bicyclist who died after being hit by a car in Northampton Wednesday afternoon has been identified.

According to the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman Laurie Loisel, at around 4:15 p.m., 69-year-old Charles Braun of Northampton was hit by a car near the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue and Elm Street. Braun was taken to Cooley Dickinson Hospital where it was confirmed that he died.

Loisel told 22News Braun was on his bicycle on Elm near the intersection of Woodlawn Avenue when he was hit. The driver of the car, a 23-year-old woman from Haydenville, remained at the location, no charges or citations were issued.

The Northampton Police, Massachusetts State Police Detective Unit with the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section are investigating.

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