WEYMOUTH (CBS) — The man who was killed by an SUV in Weymouth Monday has been identified as 71-year-old William Fredette of Brockton. Police said the fatal crash occurred on Bridge Street around 6 p.m.
“Our thoughts and prayers are with Mr. Fredette’s family and friends,” said police.READ MORE: Coronavirus In Massachusetts: Today's Developments
The crash is still under investigation, but the driver was identified as Hull firefighter by the Hull Fire Department.READ MORE: Mask Mandate Changes Anticipated In Massachusetts; Restaurants Wait For State Guidance
According to witnesses, the firefighter immediately tried to help Fredette.MORE NEWS: Flames Rip Through Roof Of Plympton Home
The firefighter was then transported to South Shore Hospital for evaluation. No charges have been filed at this time.