State Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Investigation into Fatal Canton Crash

Massachusetts State Police Release — 02152018 — State Police Seek Public’s Assistance in Investigation into Fatal Canton Crash

The Massachusetts State Police are requesting the public’s assistance in their investigation into a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred Saturday, February 10 on High Street in Canton.

Preliminary investigation indicates that the victim, a 74-year-old Canton man, was standing outside a neighbor’s home when a motor vehicle veered off the road and struck him. The victim was transported to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced deceased. The crash occurred in the late morning.

The identity of the driver of the vehicle that struck the man is known to us.

We would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the crash or observed a white pickup truck being operated in or around Canton between 10 and 11:30 a.m. on Saturday morning. Potential witnesses or anyone with information related to the incident or a white pickup truck are asked to call State Police detectives at 617-740-7867.  Even those who may have already spoken to other police officers are still asked to contact State Police at the above number.

The crash is being investigated by State Police Troop H and Troop H Detectives, the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section, the State Police Crime Scene Services Section, and the Norfolk County District Attorney’s Office.