BROCKTON (CBS) — A man was hit and killed by an ice cream truck in Brockton on Thursday night. The victim was identified as 54-year-old Joao Fernandes, of Brockton, by the Plymouth County District Attorney’s office.
It happened at the intersection of North Main Street and Huntington Street around 6:45 p.m.READ MORE: Women From Hudson, NH, Dracut Arrested In Connection With Capitol Hill Riot
According to the D.A., first responders found Fernandes with serious injuries and rushed him to Good Samaritan Hospital. He was pronounced dead at the hospital.READ MORE: Willie O'Ree's Jersey Number 22 Retired By Bruins
The “Mel’s” ice cream truck driver stayed at the scene and is not being identified at this time.
It’s unclear what led up to the crash.MORE NEWS: After Friend's Death, Wayland Teen Wants Neck Guards Mandatory For Youth Hockey Players
Brockton Police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating.