Pedestrian struck and killed in Quincy Friday night

A pedestrian was struck and killed Friday evening in Quincy, according to State Police.

The victim was identified as 45-year-old Scott D. Rooney of Quincy, according to a statement from State Police He was struck on Quincy Shore Drive at Alstead Street by a driver operating a 2005 Saab 93, the statement said.

Police are not releasing the name of the driver pending results of an investigation to determine whether charges will be filed, but the statement identified him as a 31-year-old man from Quincy.


Two troopers responded shortly after 10 p.m. to reports of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle, leaving the victim with serious injuries.

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Rooney was taken to Boston Medical Center, where he was pronounced dead, the statement said.

State Police spokesman Dave Procopio could not say whether Rooney was in a crosswalk when he was struck. Rooney’s exact location when he was struck is part of the investigation into the crash, Procopio said.

The driver remained at the scene after the crash and was interviewed by police, Procopio said.

Police closed two lanes of traffic during the incident and during the follow-up investigation, keeping one lane open for traffic traveling outbound, the statement said.


All lanes were reopened by about 2 a.m., it said.

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