Bridgewater man, 70, dies after being hit by car on Route 18
BRIDGEWATER, Mass. (MyFoxBoston.com) -- A 70-year-old Bridgewater man died Thursday after he was hit by a car on Route 18.
Police and fire officials were called to the area of 425 Bedford Street at about 10 p.m. Thursday on reports of a pedestrian struck. They arrived to the scene to find the victim, Dennis Healy, in the road.
Healy was transported to Brockton Hospital where he was pronounced dead.
Witnesses told police Healy was walking southbound on the northbound side of the road when he began to cross the street. He was hit as he entered the southbound lane.
The driver, identified as Andrew Cox, of Bridgewater, stopped at the scene.
The accident is under investigation. No charges have been filed.