NORWOOD, MASSACHUSETTS (August 4, 2017) – A pedestrian was struck by a swing loader and killed on Broadway Street on Friday, according to a local news source. (map)
The accident happened around 8:45 am at the intersection of Broadway Street and Guild Street. A 55 year old woman was crossing the street when she was struck by a swing loader, a type of heavy construction equipment.
The woman was tragically pronounced dead at the scene as a result of the accident. The investigation into the incident is ongoing at this time, and area business owners said the woman was a regular customer.
The swing loader was part of the MBTA’s 3 month long program involving nearby train tracks and the Guild Street bridge. The employee was taken to the hospital for shock and is in unknown condition.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort all family members and friends as they cope with such tragic loss,” said the attorneys from West Alliance Injury Lawyers. “Our thoughts and prayers are with all parties affected in this tragedy as they try to piece together what happened.”
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