Dorchester, Massachusetts Pedestrian Dies After Being Struck by Car on Sidewalk by

August 17, 2009 – Sylvester “El” Gethers, 64, of Dorchester, Massachusetts, has died as the result of  personal injuries suffered in a pedestrian car accident early Saturday morning. Gethers was  walking on Morton Street in the Mattapan section of the city around 6 a.m. when a 1998 Honda Prelude driven by Paul Edouard, age 20, jumped a curb up onto the sidewalk and struck Gethers, according to Massachusetts State Police.

Gethers a construction worker, who was going to meet his brother at the Dunkin Donuts just steps from where the accident occured, suffered serious injuries and was transported to Carney Hospital in Dorchester for treatment. He was later pronounced dead. There was no information as to whether Edouard was injured in the accident or whether he will face criminal charges as the result of the accident, which remains under investigation by State Police.


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