May 18, 2024

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Mary McTaggart, 63, of Malden was standing on the sidewalk when she was hit.

Authorities on Wednesday launched the identify of the pedestrian who was struck and killed by an SUV in Malden final week.

Mary McTaggart, 63, of Malden was standing on the sidewalk on October 19 when she was hit, the Middlesex County District Lawyer’s workplace mentioned in an announcement. 

The DA’s workplace mentioned the preliminary investigation signifies {that a} BMW SUV was touring south on Essential Road when it collided with one other SUV that was stopped on the visitors gentle. After the collision, the BMW traveled off the highway, hanging two phone poles earlier than fatally hanging McTaggert on the sidewalk. 

The 63-year-old was taken to a neighborhood hospital the place she was pronounced lifeless. 

Based on the DA’s workplace, the driving force of the BMW stayed on the scene and the investigation into the crash is ongoing.