Athol man killed after struck by car on Route 202
ATHOL — A pedestrian died after he was struck by a vehicle traveling on Route 202 in Athol, officials say.
The accident took place shortly before 10 p.m. Saturday in the vicinity of 150 Daniel Shays Highway, the Northwestern District Attorney’s Office said in a statement.
The 20-year-old Athol man who struck the pedestrian and his passenger tried to help the victim, until first responders arrived on scene.
The victim, a 29-year-old man also from Athol, was transported by ambulance to Athol Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Authorities have not yet determined whether the driver will face charges.
The crash remains under investigation.
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