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Bicyclist Struck, Killed by Truck in Sullivan Square

The cyclist reportedly was reportedly killed in the hit-and-run accident Thursday afternoon.

The scene of the accident in Sullivan Square. Credit: WHDH
The scene of the accident in Sullivan Square. Credit: WHDH

A bicyclist was reportedly struck and killed by a truck in Charlestown's Sullivan Square Thursday afternoon. 

Boston police confirmed the fatal hit-and-run after responding to Cambridge and Spice streets at 1:40 p.m., according to Boston.com

The incident involved a truck that allegedly hit the victim on Cambridge Street in Sullivan Square and drove off. The vehicle in question was described as a large white rear-loading garbage truck, according to Universal Hub

Boston police investigating the incident, according to the report.

Joseph April 03, 2014 at 03:13 PM
OMG!!! An article that actually pertains to Charlestown!! "Charlestown Patch will provide more information as it becomes available. " Suuuuuuure ya will Patch. How about reporting on the several ODs that have been taking place? Make the public aware of this? Can't find that info on Twitter News now, can you? Bring back Kristi!! Bring back Helen!! AOL - stop teasing us with "local" news that isn't local!! RIP Bicyclist - prayers go out to your family. G'day.
David Reinfeld April 03, 2014 at 04:23 PM
This is awful news -I hope that a proper traffic plan can be implemented to accomodate bikers going through Sullivan Square so this tragedy doesnt happen again. Bicyclist and their supporters should continue to put pressure on city planners to make this a reality. We all need to raise awareness of using caution for both motorist and bicyclists that share the same road -Sullivan Sq. is a beast. My thoughts and prayers are with the bicyclist's family. RIP...

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