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Massachusetts man injured in pedestrian accident

People who work as emergency responders are oftentimes seen as invincible, especially after they retire from their dangerous line of work. Society sometimes forgets that they are human as well and, because of this, can be hurt or killed just like anyone else. Unfortunately, a retired firefighter in Massachusetts was killed in a pedestrian accident recently.

The victim was a former Massachusetts firefighter who was 77 years old. The man was struck on the evening of Jan. 11 by an SUV while attempting to cross the street. Emergency personnel arrived soon after the accident occurred, and the man was transported to a nearby hospital where he later died from his injuries.

The driver who struck the man remained at the location of the accident after it occurred. Police said that speed was likely not a factor; however, severe weather conditions could have impaired the driver's vision. The crash is still under investigation by Massachusetts police, but as of Jan. 13 no charges had been filed against the driver.

Once Massachusetts police complete their investigation of the pedestrian accident, the family of the deceased man may have the right to seek monetary compensation. Compensation could be used to help pay for the victim's final expenses as well as provide the deceased individual's family members with a sense of justice if charges are not filed against the driver. Nothing can bring this man back to his family, but compensation can help the family slowly return to their normal routine even if their wounds are not completely healed.

Source: boston.com, Retired firefighter victim of Chicopee accident, No author, Jan. 13, 2014

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