Two pedestrians struck, killed in separate accidents
Police are seeking the driver who struck and killed a pedestrian in a hit-and-run in Lowell early Sunday morning, police said.
The victim was the second pedestrian struck and killed in Middlesex County over the weekend, said Stephanie Chelf Guyotte, a spokeswoman for Middlesex County District Attorney Gerard T. Leone.
The 50-year-old Lowell man, whose name was not released, was hit around 1:15 a.m. Sunday on West Sixth Street, Guyotte said.
In a statement, Lowell police said officers are looking for the driver of an older gold Buick with front-end damage and a broken headlight, last seen heading toward Bridge Street.
Anyone with information can call Lowell police at 978-937-3200.
Another pedestrian, a 57-year-old Townsend man, was killed on Wallace Hill Road in Townsend Saturday afternoon, Guyotte said. He was taken to Nashoba Valley Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver, who remained at the scene and had not been charged as of Sunday afternoon, hit the man shortly after 5 p.m., she said.
Guyotte declined to release the pedestrian’s name.Gal Tziperman Lotan can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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