Fatal Crash Under Investigation in Cambridge

Middlesex District Attorney Marian Ryan and Cambridge Police Commissioner Christine Elow have confirmed the ongoing investigation into a fatal pedestrian crash that occurred last night around 8:30 p.m. in a parking lot off of State Street near Massachusetts Avenue.

The preliminary investigation suggests that Matthew Barker, 29, Boston, was struck in the parking lot by a man in his 20s operating a box truck registered to a local restaurant. Upon arrival, the pedestrian was unresponsive and later pronounced dead.  The driver of the truck stayed on scene.

This is an ongoing investigation being conducted by the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office, Cambridge Police and the Massachusetts State Police Crash Analysis and Reconstruction Section. No charges have been filed at this time.

Page was posted on 9/2/2022 12:54 PM
Page was last modified on 9/2/2022 12:54 PM
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