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State Police Identify Man Struck And Killed On Memorial Drive

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The car stopped after striking the man on Memorial Drive Tuesday. (WBZ-TV).

The car stopped after striking the man on Memorial Drive Tuesday. (WBZ-TV).

CAMBRIDGE (AP) – State police have released the identity of the pedestrian struck and killed by a car as he walked along Memorial Drive in Cambridge.

The victim struck at about 7 a.m. Tuesday was identified Wednesday as 50-year-old Mark Keiser of Boston.

Keiser was taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

Police say he was struck in the eastbound lanes by a Honda Accord driven by a 24-year-old Brighton man. The driver’s name has not been disclosed.

The death remains under investigation.

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