HYANNIS – A woman who was reportedly seven months pregnant was killed while walking home from the Cape Cod Mall in Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Barnstable police say Jennifer Joseph was killed late yesterday afternoon while she was trying to cross Route 28 near the Cape Cod Mall. Police are investigating whether Joseph was distracted by a cell phone when she stepped out into traffic.
An off-duty Hyannis firefighter witnessed the accident and provided medical assistance.
The Cape Cod Times reports police didn’t find the driver at fault for the accident. The paper also reports that Joseph was seven months pregnant, but Barnstable police won’t confirm that information.