Police identify 85-year-old pedestrian hit and killed in Ludlow - KCTV5

Police identify 85-year-old pedestrian hit and killed in Ludlow

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Police have identified the woman who died in yesterdays pedestrian accident Wednesday as 85-year old Ilda Goncalves.

According to police Goncalves was struck and dragged by a Nissan rogue driven by 81-year old Moises Afonso.

Police said Afonso was driving on Highland Ave, crossed lanes and hit the woman on a sidewalk.  Concalves was then dragged until the car hit a utility pole.

Authorities say she was transported to Baystate medical center where she died from her injuries.  

Afonso is being summons to court for charges including operating to endanger and marked lanes violation charges.

The state police accident reconstruction unit and the Ludlow Police Department are still investigating the accident.

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