State Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Milton

Massachusetts State Police Media Release—003092016—State Police Investigate Fatal Pedestrian Crash in Milton.

This afternoon at around 3:30 p.m. a female pedestrian was struck on Brush Hill Road at Aberdeen Road in Milton. Preliminary investigation indicates that the pedestrian was crossing Aberdeen Road and the vehicle that struck her, a Jeep Wrangler, was traveling in the left lane. The Jeep swerved into the median attempting to avoid the pedestrian.

The pedestrian, an 18-year-old female from Milton, was transported to Boston Medical Center where she succumbed to her injuries. The operator of the motor vehicle, a 44-year-old male from Hyde Park, stayed at the scene. No further information about the operator or the identity of the victim, are being released at this time.

This crash remains under investigation by Troop H of the Massachusetts State Police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section and the State Police Crime Scene Services Section. No charges have been filed at this time; the ongoing investigation will determine if charges are warranted. State Police were also assisted on scene by Milton Police, Fire and EMS.

Please do not contact the barracks for media inquiries. More information will be released at an appropriate time.