AUBURN (CBS) — A Charlton man is facing charges in the death of a Mass. Pike toll collector who was struck and killed by a car in July 2015.

Police say 32-year-old Matthew McAvey was driving the pickup truck near the toll booth at exit 10 in Auburn just after midnight on July 31 when he struck 61-year-old toll worker Vasilios “Bill” Pappas. Pappas was walking across an E-ZPass express lane to take a break.

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Police say the incident occurred because McAvey was driving at least 36 miles per hour in a 15 miles per hour zone.

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“If he had been operating at the speed limit, then McAvey likely would have had time to reduce his speed sufficiently to either minimize Pappas’s injuries, or avoid a crash altogether,” according to the police report.

McAvey’s charges include speeding, vehicular homicide, and driving to endanger.

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He is scheduled to be arraigned in Central District Court on Feb. 9.