Pedestrian Hit and Killed on Chelsea Street Near City Square

Police continue to investigate a pedestrian death that happened Tuesday morning near City Square, with the Homicide Unit and the Fatal Collision Investigation Team on the job.
Boston Police Department (BPD) late on Wednesday identified the victim as Francis McGrath, 92, of Stoneham. They also said the crime scene stretched along Chelsea Street from 13th Street to City Square, where the man was found by responding officers.
Police said they have identified and located the vehicle and driver involved and the matter is under investigation.
Police said they responded to City Square at 11:32 a.m. on Tuesday for a call of a pedestrian having been struck. Upon arrival, police located the victim in the roadway and reported it had been a fatal accident.
There was no description of the vehicle involved or if the driver remained on the scene, but BPD did say they had located and identified the vehicle by Wednesday.
The matter is currently under investigation by the Homicide Unit and the Fatal Collision Investigation Team.

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