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FedEx Truck Hits, Kills Elderly Woman in Davis Square

The crash occurred at about 10:20 a.m. Thursday, June 12.

FedEx Truck Hits, Kills Elderly Woman in Davis Square

A FedEx truck fatally struck a 90-year-old Medford woman in Somerville’s Davis Square Thursday morning.

The delivery truck was taking a right turn from Holland Street onto Dover Street at about 10:20 a.m. when it hit the female pedestrian, according to police.

Police have identified the victim as Helen Monagle. She was taken to Mount Auburn Hospital in Cambridge where she was later pronounced dead, police said.

The FedEx driver was 24-year-old Charles Reyes Fernandez, of Glenn Street, Melrose. He was cooperative after the crash and has not been charged, according to police.

The crash remains under investigation by Somerville Police and Massachusetts State Police.

“The exact circumstances of how and why this accident occurred remain under investigation,” Somerville Police Chief Charles Femino said in a statement, “and our condolences remain with the family and friends of the victim.

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