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Pedestrian Dies, After Being Hit by SUV in Chicopee

chicopee pedestrian axCHICOPEE (WGGB) — One man has died, after he was hit by a car while crossing the street in Chicopee Saturday night.

Chicopee Police say an 84 year-old man was struck by an SUV while crossing Grattan St. shortly before 7:00 p.m. The accident happened just outside of TD’s Sports Bar.

Police say the driver was heading away from the highway, but they do not believe he was speeding.

The pedestrian was taken to Baystate Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead. The driver remained on the scene and is not facing any charges.

Chicopee Police have not released the victim’s name.