State Police Investigate Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Quincy
Massachusetts State Police Media Release – 06172017 – State Police Investigate Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Quincy
Last evening at approximately 10:12 p.m., troopers from the State Police Barracks in South Boston responded to reports of a pedestrian being struck on Quincy Shore Drive at Alstead Street in Quincy. The pedestrian was reported to have serious injuries.
Upon arrival, Troopers James DeAngelis and Ryan McLeod discovered that a 2005 Saab 93, operated by a 31-year-old man from Quincy, struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian, identified as Scott D. Rooney, 45, of Quincy was transported to Boston Medical Center where he was pronounced deceased, as a result of injuries sustained from the crash.
The name of the driver of the Saab will not be released until the investigation determines if charges will be filed.
Two lanes were closed during the incident and subsequent follow-up investigation. One lane was open for traffic travelling outbound. All lanes were open to traffic at approximately 2:00 a.m.
The remaining facts and circumstances of the crash are currently under investigation by troopers from the State Police South Boston Barracks and Troop H Headquarters in South Boston. State Police Crime Scene Services Section (CSSS), State Police Collision Analysis Reconstruction Section (CARS), State Police Troop H Headquarters, Quincy Police Department, and Quincy Fire Department all assisted on scene.
No further information is currently available. Please do not call the barracks directly.