Police: Flat tire on busy street led to fatal crash

Published 01-31-2019

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EASTON, Mass. (AP) - Police in Massachusetts say a man changing a tire on a busy street has been hit by a vehicle and killed.

Easton police say the routine tire change turned fatal Wednesday afternoon after the victim was struck by a plow truck.

The Brockton Enterprise reports that police and firefighters quickly responded to the scene and found two good Samaritans performing CPR on the victim.

The 64-year-old man was rushed to the hospital with serious injuries, where he later died. The truck, whose two passengers stopped at the scene, struck the victim's vehicle during the crash as well.

The crash remains under investigation and no charges have been announced.

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