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Posted Saturday, August 15, 2009
|Pedestrian killed in early-morning Boston accident
|By Marc Larocque, Globe Correspondent
A Dorchester man died after he was hit by a sports coupe in Boston's Mattapan
section early this morning, state police said.
Sylvester Gethers was walking at about 6 a.m. when a 1998 Honda Prelude turning
left onto Morton Street from Norfolk Street traveled onto the sidewalk and
struck him, state police said in a statement.
Police said Gethers suffered serious injuries and was transported to Carney
Hospital in Dorchester, where he was pronounced dead.
The driver of the car was identified as 20-year-old Paul Edouard. Police had no
comment on whether he would face criminal charges.
The crash remains under investigation, said Lieutenant David Wilson, a state
Reprinted from The Boston Globe, online version, of Saturday, August 15, 2009.
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