On Friday, February 24, 2017 at approx. 9:09pm, officers responded to Burgin Parkway and Granite Street on a report of a pedestrian crash. Officers spoke to the operator, a 30yr old female from Weymouth, as well as several witnesses. According to witness statements, the operator was traveling northbound on Burgin Pkwy, with a green light. As the vehicle approached the intersection, the pedestrian darted into the street and was struck by the oncoming vehicle.
The pedestrian, Mr. Rungen Chen, a 78 year old Quincy resident, was transported to Quincy Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.
The crash remains under investigation by members of the Quincy Police Accident Reconstruction Unit. Our condolences to the family and friends of Mr. Chen.