Douglas Woman Fatally Struck by SUV While at End of Her Driveway

The victim has been identified as Dong Mei Ying, 71, of Douglas.


An elderly woman is dead after she was hit and killed by an SUV Monday afternoon near her home in Douglas, Massachusetts.

Douglas police say they received numerous 911 calls around 1:30 p.m reporting a pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle on West Street.



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Responding officers found an elderly woman in the roadway at the corner of West Street and Johnson Court, police said. The woman was treated on scene and rushed to Harrington Hospital in Webster where she died from her injuries.

She was identified Tuesday as Dong Mei Ying, 71, of Douglas.

According to police, a preliminary investigation reveals the woman was at the end of her driveway when she was fatally struck by a Honda CRV traveling northwest on West Street.

No charges have been filed. The name of the driver has not been released, but police said they were under age 18.

A full investigation is underway by the Douglas Police Department.

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