MALDEN, MA (WBZ-AM)--A pedestrian is killed on Route 1 in Malden after being struck by two cars. The unidentified man was hit while walking in the roadway on the southbound side of the highway shortly after seven last night. The first car, a Mercury Marquis, was driven by an 84-year-old Stoneham man. The second was a Ford Escape operated by a 20 year old woman also from Stoneham.
The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. His identity is being withheld pending family notification. No one else was injured.
Local police with assistance from the State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction and Crime Scene Services are investigating the cause of the accident, including why the man was walking in the road.
No charges have been filed at this time.