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Authorities release name of pedestrian struck, killed by car

September 1, 2019

EVERETT, Mass. (AP) — Police have released the name of the pedestrian struck and killed by a vehicle in suburban Boston.

State police on Sunday identified the victim of the crash on Route 16 in Everett at about 9:30 p.m. Friday as 62-year-old Francis Stamegna, of Melrose.

Police say Stamegna and a woman were running across the street against the pedestrian signals at an intersection when they were struck by a westbound car that had a green light.

The woman was not hit.

Stamegna was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car, a 24-year old South Weber, Utah man, stayed at the scene and no charges have been filed.

The crash is under investigation.

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