Municipal Crossing Guard Fatally Injured When Struck by a Motor Vehicle – Massachusetts
Massachusetts Case Report: 14MA036
Release Date: May 9, 2016
On December 15, 2014 a 76-year-old female municipal crossing guard (victim) was fatally injured when she was struck by a motor vehicle while working at unsignalized pedestrian crosswalks within a T-shaped intersection. The victim had just finished crossing a student and stepped into the roadway to get across the street when she was struck by a sport utility vehicle (SUV). The SUV immediately stopped after striking the victim and stayed at the scene. A call was placed for emergency medical services (EMS). EMS and local police arrived within minutes and transported the victim to a local hospital where she died later that same day.