A 52-year-old Brighton woman struck by a tow truck while crossing a street in Brighton Center last night died at a Boston hospital this morning, authorities said today.
Police responded to a call for a pedestrian struck by a vehicle near the busy intersection of Chestnut Hill Avenue and Washington Street at shortly after 6 p.m. Thursday and found the victim suffering from severe trauma and life-threatening injuries, officials said.
She was pronounced dead this morning at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, according to Boston Police.
No charges have been filed against the driver, a 24-year-old Watertown man, but police said this morning that detectives and the Suffolk County District Attorney’s office are investigating.
The tow truck is owned by a company based in Allston, a district attorney spokesman said.
Police and the district attorney's office declined to name the towing company, the truck's driver or the victim.
No further details were immediately available, officials said.
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