By CBSBoston.com Staff

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.

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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.

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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.

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Brockton Police and Massachusetts State Police are investigating.

CBSBoston.com Staff