Easton, Massachusetts: 71 Year Old Pedestrian Dies in Accident with Local High School Student


September 5, 2013 – George Power, 71, of Easton, Massachusetts, has died as a result of serious personal injuries sustained when Colin O’Hearne, 17, also of Easton, lost control of his SUV and collided with Power. The accident occurred on Summer Street in Easton on Monday at approximately 9:00 a.m.

Power was walking his dog east on Summer Street prior to the accident. He was taken by ambulance to Good Samaritan Hospital in Brockton, where he was later pronounced dead.

The Bristol County District Attorney’s office has stated that O’Herne has been charged with negligently operating a vehicle resulting in death, speeding, and marked lane violations. The accident remains under investigation.

Sources: NECN and Boston.com

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