Acton Police: Van Strikes, Kills Pedestrian In Hit-And-Run

ACTON, Mass. (WBZ NewsRadio) — The Acton Police Department is investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened in an area near Concord Road and Alcott Street on Monday morning.

Investigators say preliminary findings indicate a dark-colored van struck a pedestrian and then fled the scene in an unknown direction. But it wasn't long until the van was discovered, it was located after the alleged driver called the APD.

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The victim was treated on scene and transported to a local hospital, but succumbed to their injuries. The identity of the victim is not being released until the next of kin has been notified.

A joint investigation between the Middlesex District Attorney's Office and the Massachusetts State Police Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Section is underway.

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