Pedestrian Killed In Hit And Run In Somerville

A 40-year old woman was tragically killed by a truck that struck her in a crosswalk, and then fled the scene.  The victim was a pedestrian.  This occurred at the intersection of Powderhouse Boulevard and Hardan Road in Somerville on Friday evening.  The victim was an educator for the Watertown Public School system.  She was walking in a crosswalk with another woman.  The other woman survived the event.  Both women were taken to Mount Auburn Hospital.

Apparently the vehicle that killed the woman was a truck that fled away.  The truck apparently was a black pick-up truck that may have been a Ford F-150.  Anyone with any information about this vehicle should contact police immediately.