The Homicide Squad is investigating a Fatal Vehicular Accident involving a pedestrian that occurred on Saturday, December 1, 2018 at 5:39 p.m. in Lawrence.
According to detectives, Richard Friedman, 55, was walking north bound in the roadway on Washington Avenue between Donmoor Road and Broadway when he was struck by a 2016 BMW traveling north bound. The male driver, 44, remained at the scene and did not suffer any injuries. As a result of the collision Friedman suffered a traumatic head injury and was transported to an area hospital where he was pronounced deceased a short time later by a hospital physician.
A brake and safety inspection of the BMW was conducted at the scene and released to the operator.
The investigation is ongoing.
Details by: D/Lt. Fitzpatrick/Homicide 12/02/18/0115/8838