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UMass Student Hit by Car in Crosswalk for Second Night in a Row

Police-Pedestrian killedAMHERST, Mass. (WGGB) – Another UMass student was hit by a car while crossing a crosswalk on campus. This comes one night after three UMass students were hit by car Monday night in the same crosswalk.

The student was a male and he was taken to Baystate Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The driver of the vehicle was not a UMass student.

Police do not believe weather was a factor in the accident and are currently investigating further.

No word whether charges will be made against the driver or not.


  • tiredofthemedia

    If you’ve ever been driving in that area you know how many people just walk into the crosswalk without ever thinking or looking first. I know people have the right of way. But when I step into a crosswalk I make sure the car stops. People think once you step in the lines you have a shield around you.

  • kody61

    Have to build tunnels under the road. Good project for the engineering dept.