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Pedestrian suffers life-threatening injuries in Raynham crash

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RAYNHAM –Police Chief James Donovan and Fire Chief Bryan LaCivita report that the Raynham Police and Fire Departments responded after a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle this afternoon.

At approximately 4:37 p.m. the Raynham Police and Fire Departments responded to the area of Route 44 near Lowe’s for a motor vehicle crash involving a pedestrian. Massachusetts State Police also responded to the scene. Upon arrival first responders found that the victim, a woman, had suffered serious, life-threatening injuries. She was transported by medical helicopter to Rhode Island Hospital.

After an initial investigation, police believe the victim was struck by a black Cadillac Escalade travelling eastbound on Route 44 as she was attempting to cross the road.

The driver, a 56-year-old Bridgewater man, remained on scene.

No charges have been filed at this time, and the Raynham Crash Reconstruction Unit and the Detective Unit continue to actively investigate.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is encouraged to contact the Raynham Police Department at 508-824-2716.

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