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Man killed after taxi he was riding reverses and hits him

March 5, 2016

QUINCY, Mass. (AP) — A 68-year-old Massachusetts man was killed after being struck by a taxi cab he had just been riding.

Police say the accident happened Friday afternoon in Quincy, a Boston suburb.

The victim, who police did not immediately identify, had just taken the cab to an apartment complex in the city. He had been walking behind the cab when the driver reversed, striking him.

The man was taken to Boston Medical Center where he later died.

Police said the taxi driver, who they also have not named, remained on the scene and is cooperating in the investigation.

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