- Associated Press - Monday, September 7, 2015

CHELMSFORD, Mass. (AP) - Authorities have released the name of a man in a wheelchair who died after he was struck by a pickup truck on Saturday.

A Middlesex district attorney said Sunday that 72-year-old James Conlon, of Boston, was visiting family in Chelmsford. He was struck crossing a road at about 3 p.m. Saturday.

Police Chief James Spinney said it appeared that Conlon was using a crosswalk, but it’s not clear if he had a light indicating it was safe to cross. The accident happened on Westford Road at the intersection with Drum Hill Traffic Square.

Police said the 45-year-old pickup truck driver, from Hudson, New Hampshire, was cooperating in the investigation.

Alcohol and drugs are not suspected. No charges have been filed.



The investigation is continuing.

Sign up for Daily Newsletters

Manage Newsletters

Copyright © 2020 The Washington Times, LLC.

Please read our comment policy before commenting.

 

Click to Read More and View Comments

Click to Hide