QUINCY, MASS. (WHDH) - A dog died and a pedestrian suffered serious injuries after being struck by a car in Quincy on Friday morning.

Officers responding to numerous reports of a pedestrian hit in the area of Hancock and Carruth streets just before 5:30 a.m. found a man and a dog that had been struck by a car, according to Quincy police.

The pedestrian, who is believed to be in his 60s, was transported to Boston Medical Center with serious injuries.

The dog was pronounced dead, police said.

There is a crosswalk in the area but police say they are investigating if the pedestrian was in the crosswalk when he and the dog were struck.

The driver of the vehicle involved remained at the scene, police said.

Hancock Street northbound was closed from Furnace Brook Parkway to Merrymount Road for about three hours amid a crash reconstruction investigation.

No additional information has been released.

An investigation remains ongoing.

This is a developing story; stay with 7NEWS on-air and online for the latest updates.

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