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Brattle Street in Harvard Square next to the Out of Town News kiosk, shown in a May 2019 file photograph.

Truck Driver Kills Pedestrian In Harvard Square

A woman in her 60s has been pronounced dead after a boom truck driver struck her in the heart of Harvard Square early this morning, according to reports from Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police. Shortly before 7 a.m., the Cambridge Police and the Cambridge Fire Department reportedly responded to a crash on […]
A crosswalk near 851 Maim Street in Brockton, where a Brockton Police officer allegedly struck and killed a pedestrian on Friday night. Image courtesy of Google Street View.

Police Officer Kills Pedestrian in Brockton

A Brockton Police officer struck and killed a pedestrian with a police cruiser on Main Street in Brockton Friday night, according to the Plymouth County District Attorney’s Office. The victim – Antonio Tavares, aged 61 – was a Brockton resident. The Plymouth County D.A. reports that the crash’s alleged perpetrator, an unidentified Brockton Police officer, […]