A pedestrian was struck and killed by a snowplow in Bedford, Massachusetts, on Sunday evening.
According to Bedford police, the victim, identified as 60-year-old Gerald Flynn, was struck outside the Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial Veterans Hospital.
Officials responded to a parking lot on the hospital's property around 6 p.m. and found Flynn in traumatic arrest after being struck by a VA plow truck.
Emergency medical services were rendered and Flynn was taken by the Bedford Fire Department to Lahey Hospital and Medical Center in Burlington, Massachusetts where he was pronounced dead.
Officials believe Flynn, a resident of 100 Pride Way on VA property, was struck by the rear of the plow truck as it was backing up.
The truck operator stopped and called 911 immediately.
The VA released a statement saying, “The Bedford VA staff is devastated by the tragic incident and our thoughts and prayers are with the victim, his family, friends and neighbors.”
The incident is being investigation by the Bedford Police Department, VA Police, and Middlesex District Attorney's Office.