1 dead after crash in Chelmsford

CHELMSFORD, MA (WHDH) - One person is dead after a crash in Chelmsford Saturday morning.

The crash happened early Saturday morning near exit 35 on 495.

The truck struck a pedestrian who was walking in the travel lane.

Investigators say he was chasing his dog when the truck hit him.

The pedestrian, a 39 year old man from Bradford, Maine, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver was taken to Lowell Hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

He was identified as a 61-year-old man from Chelmsford.

No charges were filed and the cause of the crash in under investigation.

The highway was shut down from Chelmsford to exit 37 in Lowell.

 

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