Quincy mother fatally struck by car, husband charged
QUINCY (AP) – A 48-year-old Quincy man accused of killing his wife and
injuring his adult son after hitting them with a car was ordered held on
$10,000 cash bail.
Rivard was arraigned on Monday on charges, including motor vehicle homicide,
operating a motor vehicle after revocation, and impeded operation of a motor
A judge revoked Rivard's bail in an earlier case and set
the bail in the new case at Rivard's arraignment in Quincy District Court.
said Rivard ran over his wife, Beatrice Rivard, and son while they were walking
on a sidewalk near their Sea Street home around 8 a.m. on Monday.
Witnesses said emergency crews had to use a hydraulic jack to lift the
car off Beatrice Rivard, while the couple's son was trapped against a utility
pole. A neighbor said Rivard seemed horrified after the accident.