77-Year-Old Pedestrian Killed in Medford Crash

The crash remains under investigation Monday morning

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A man was killed after being hit by a car Sunday night in Medford, according to Massachusetts State Police.

The crash happened near 330 Middlesex Avenue before 7 p.m. Sunday, when a Ford Fiesta hit the man as he was crossing the street, according to state troopers.

The pedestrian, who troopers identified as 77-year-old Walter Wishoski from Malden, was taken to Mass. General Hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Pictures from the scene show the crash happened near a Wendy's.

The driver of the Fiesta is expected to be charged for unlicensed operation, according to state police. The driver was identified by state police as Everton Candido, 18, of Somerville. Candido stayed on scene while police investigated the crash and was later arrested.

A bail clerk released him on bail, pending an arraignment in Somerville District Court.

The crash is still under investigation.

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