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Authorities release name of Lowell man struck and killed by vehicle while crossing street


LOWELL, Massachusetts — Authorities have released the name of the Lowell man struck and killed by a vehicle while crossing a city street.

A spokesman for the Middlesex district attorney's office says 79-year-old Gerard Geoffroy was struck at about 6 a.m. Tuesday as he tried to cross Route 113.

The Sun ( ) reports that the driver was identified as 69-year-old Donald Jutras.

Police say Jutras stopped at the scene, and was taken to Lowell General Hospital with undisclosed injuries.

The death remains under investigation.

The death came about 12 hours after a 60-year-old man suffered a serious head injury in another crash involving a pedestrian.

Information from: The (Lowell, Massachusetts) Sun,

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