BOSTON (WHDH) - A pedestrian was struck and killed by a plow in the South End early Wednesday morning.

Boston Police said they responded to a radio call for a pedestrian struck at the intersection of Massachusetts Avenue and Albany Street around 3:20 a.m.

Upon arriving on scene, police located an adult female, who was pronounced dead on the scene by Boston EMS. The driver of the vehicle remained on scene.

“I don’t feel comfortable walking around here because the same thing that happened to that lady happened to me,” said Keisha Bannister, who lives in the area. “I was walking on the crosswalk and the light stopped and when I went to go walk, some guy just said zoom, boom, pow, but I was saved. God bless that lady, may she rest in peace, but that could have been me.”

A source told 7News that the body appeared to have been “dragged quite a distance”, requiring police to close off a large portion of the street for investigation.

The plow was operated by W.L. French, Jr. Trucking.

“W. L. French, Jr Trucking and its entire team are committed to the safety of the public, our people, and our work,” the company said in a statement. “We are heartbroken by this tragic accident. We extend our sympathies to the family of the individual and all of those affected by this loss. W. L. French, Jr Trucking is cooperating with authorities during this investigation.”

This investigation is ongoing, and police have not yet released the identity of the victim.

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

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