Boston pedestrian killed; 2 others hit in Somerville

BOSTON —Boston police released a photo of a vehicle they are looking for in connection with a fatal hit-and-run in Dorchester on Thanksgiving eve.

A man believed to be in his late 40s was struck and killed a pedestrian near the intersection of American Legion Highway and Blue Hill Avenue in Dorchester at about 5:20 p.m., Officer James Kenneally, a Boston police spokesman, said

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“The operator of the vehicle did not stop and identify himself,” Kenneally said.

Rain and wind had made area roads slick and reduced visibility, but it was not immediately known if that was a factor in the crash and two others.

Two pedestrians were hit by vehicles in Somerville Wednesday evening in two separate incidents, Massachusetts State Police said.

State police they responded to the first incident around 5:43 p.m. on Route 28 south, in front of Somerville District Court.

A vehicle operated by Kaleigh P. Fitzgerald, 24, of Hanover, hit a 29-year-old Somerville resident, state police said.

The woman suffered life-threatening injuries and was brought to Massachusetts General Hospital where she remains in critical condition.

While emergency crews were investigating that incident, another pedestrian was hit by a vehicle about 200 yards away from the location of the first.

A vehicle operated by Jason J. Cormier, 21, of Chelmsford, hit a 20-year-old man from Somerville, state police said.

He was brought to Massachusetts General Hospital with serious injuries.

Source: WCVB